National Center for Jewish Film’s Jewishfilm.2014 – “Before the Revolution”

May 1, 2014 $12.00

NEW ENGLAND PREMIERE – For thousands of Israelis in the 1960s and 1970s, Tehran, Iran, was a utopia. Enjoying close relations with the Shah’s regime, their paradise was built on construction contracts, weapons sales, and oil. Then the Iranian Revolution arrived. Dan Shadur, a child during his family’s “glory days” in Iran, reveals a unique perspective on the 1979 revolution. A thrilling and timely documentary featuring marvelous home movies and interviews with diplomats, Mossad agents, and families who escaped in the nick of time.

Director: Dan Shadur | Israel | 2013 | 60m | Hebrew & Arabic w/ English subtitles

preceded by
NCJF NEW RESTORATION – Rare Archival Footage

CO-PRESENTED BY: Consulate General of Israel to New England; Israel Campus Roundtable

Screening as part of
The National Center for Jewish Film’s
17th Annual Film Festival                                                                                                        May 1-11



Event Location: Museum of Fine Art
465 Huntington Ave, Boston, 02115

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Thursday, May 1, 2014, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
$12.00 General Admission

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