Operation Wedding

Poster for Operation Wedding Leningrad, 1970. A group of young Jewish dissidents who were denied exit visas, plot to hijack an empty plane and escape the USSR. Caught by the KGB a few steps from boarding, they were sentenced to years in the gulag and two were sentenced to death; they never got on a plane. 45 years later, filmmaker Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov reveals the compelling story of her parents, leaders of the group, "heroes" in the West but "terrorists" in Russia, even today.

Year:
2016
Length:
63 minutes
Country:
Director:
Anat Zalmanson-Kuznetsov

Shown at

  1. Carmel Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  2. Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival - 2018
  3. Gainesville Jewish Film Fest - 2018
  4. Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  5. Sarasota-Manatee Israel Film Festival - 2018
  6. SFJFF WinterFest - 2018
  7. Southampton Jewish Film Festival - 2019

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