Events at the Vilna Shul

Film Screening Munich ‘72 and Beyond with Producer Q&A

Tuesday, May 24, 2016, 7:00 pm

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Join Vilna Shul for a the premier East Coast screening of the critcally acclaimed film Munich '72 and Beyond

On September 5, 1972, Palestinian extremists infiltrated the athletes’ dorms at the Munich Summer Olympics to take 11 Israeli athletes hostage and eventually murdered them all before being killed or captured by the German police. Award-winning filmmaker Stephen Crisman revisits that tragic day in chilling detail through new interviews with both Israelis and Palestinians, as well as family members, eyewitnesses, Olympic authorities and government officials. An intensely emotional account of the first act of modern terrorism viewed worldwide as it unfolded, Munich ’72 and Beyond exposes shocking new information about the tragic events and their devastating aftermath, as well as chronicling the four-decade-long struggle to create a public memorial to the victims of the massacre.

The film screening will be 45-minutes, followed by a Q&A with the Producer and Mossad Special Ops Agent and Security Expert Simon Reem.

 

Free and open to the public. 

Registration is now closed. Walk-ins welcome.

 

The closest T subway stop is Charles/MGH. Validated parking for $5 per car is available nearby and ONLY for the underground parking at the Charles River Plaza/Cambridge Street Garage at 165 Cambridge Street nearby. Please be advised that drivers must validate their green parking ticket at the Vilna Shul for validated parking. This is not the above-ground Whole Foods lot. 

For detailed directions to the Vilna, please click the following link to our Hours, Directions, and Parking page of our website. If you have any questions, email events@vilnashul.org or call (617) 523-2324.