The Passengers is a feature documentary about Ethiopian Jews, and the struggle for a final, abandoned community to immigrate to Israel.
The film follows the incredible journey of two young men who travel from Ethiopia across America to tell their story in hopes of garnering American support for their aliyah. Facing an uphill battle as voices for a grassroots advocacy campaign, the pair of best friends soon finds itself at the center of a deteriorating relationship between American Jews and an increasingly conservative Israeli leadership. Their friendship empowers them as the pressure of representing a desperate community weighs heavy and an uncertain future closes in.
This film is completed, set for a 2019 release.
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