The Film

Commemorating. Uniting. 50 years later.

Remembering Munich: AN EVENING OF UNITY, STRENGTH AND INSPIRATION

Ben-Gurion University Canada presents a film screening of the documentary After Munich with a LIVE interview with Canadian producer Francine Zuckerman, an event of solidarity commemorating 1972’s Munich terrorist attack on 9 Israeli Olympic athletes.

DATE & TIME: Tuesday, June 14th, 2022 @ 7 PM
LOCATION: Berney Theatre at the Asper Community Campus, 123 Doncaster. *location subject to change
TICKETS: Early bird tickets for $36; $50 beginning April 1, 2022. Price includes post screening reception.

THe Director

FRANCINE ZUCKERMAN

Francine Zuckerman grew up in Montreal and graduated from McGill University’s Film & Communications department and then studied directing at Columbia University in New York and writing at The Script Factory in London. She has won numerous awards and been recognized at film festivals around the world.

Films include two documentaries: award winning, National Film Board co-production, HALF THE KINGDOM and CBC television doc EXPOSURE: environmental links to breast cancer with Olivia Newton-John. Other work includes: a Canada/New Zealand feature co-production PUNCH ME IN THE STOMACH for CBC based on the Off Broadway play by Deb Filler; the dramatic series THE ATWOOD STORIES; a feature documentary, WE ARE HERE about Jews in Poland and a short drama, MR. BERNSTEIN which won ‘Best Drama’ at the Toronto International Short Film Festival.

She has recently completed her feature documentary AFTER MUNICH about the aftermath of the Munich Olympic massacre of eleven Israeli athletes in 1972 and how four women’s lives are changed forever which has toured internationally. She is in development on a new feature documentary ALMA ROSE; a Canada- Poland co-production ANNA and a dramatic tv series with Eone and Lucky Chap based on the celebrated writer Margaret Atwood’s first novel THE EDIBLE WOMAN.

About Us

BEN-GURION UNIVERSITY CANADA

Ben-Gurion University Canada is the Canadian fundraising arm of Ben-Gurion University of the Negev located in Israel. Our mission is to support the vision of Israel’s first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion. We raise awareness and funds about Israel’s only university in the desert region of Israel by showcasing BGU’s academic excellence and cutting-edge research. To learn more click here.

Committee Members

CHAIR
Mrs. Hope Morry

Mrs. Amy Brawerman
Mrs. Gayle Charach
Mr. David Davis
Mrs. Debbie Estein
Ms. Diandra Etkin
Mr. Ari Floom
Mr. Aaron Migie
Mr. Daniel Moscovitch
Mr. Elliot Olin
Mrs. Marsha Palansky
Mr. Maury Steindel

Contact

For questions, contact:

Zach Ostrove,
Executive Director, Manitoba Region

Ben-Gurion University Canada
C309 – 123 Doncaster Street
Winnipeg, MB, R3N 2B2
Tel: 204-942-7347 Cell: 204-291-5397
Email: zachostrove@bengurion.ca