The Passengers

  • Pa'lante Pa'lante


Hammer Theatre SJ Tue, Mar 12, 2019 5:30 PM
Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Feature
Rating:Not Rated
Additional Info
Premiere Status:World
Production Country:United States
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Ryan S. Porush
Producer:Ryan S. Porush
Uri Perednik
Music:Rick Butler
Fred Rapoport
Cinematographer:Ryan S. Porush
Lior Sperandeo
Philippe Bellaiche
Editor:Elliot Levitt


What is a promised land for those who are denied it?

For centuries, there was a thriving Jewish community in Ethiopia. After the establishment of Israel, thousands relocated there, and now thousands are waiting to join their families and friends, to re-unite with their community. Two men closer than brothers, Gezi and Demoz, are among those waiting. They journey to the US in an attempt to bring attention to the plight of their fellow Ethiopians desperate for Israel to complete their immigration. Dynamically captured, The Passengers explores the meaning of a promised land that does not seem to want to fulfill its promise, while examining the reasons for this reluctance. - Chris Garcia

Preceded by the music video: Pa'lante; Director: Kristian Mercado; Length: 9 min; Countries: Puerto Rico, USA (Part of the Official Music Video Competition)

Presented In Honor Of Jim Boyce

Included Shorts

Pa'lante (0min) More