Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh

Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh
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Blessed Is the Match: The Life and Death of Hannah Senesh
USA, 2008, 86 Minute Running Time
Topics: Documentary, History, Jewish Interest, Woman Director, Women
Programs: Best of the Fest, True Stories
Language: English

Jan. 7 is Student Screening Day: ONLY open to students with current school ID.

Joan Allen narrates this powerful film about the remarkable life of Hannah Senesh — a 23-year-old Hungarian writer living in Palestine in 1944, who volunteered for a doomed mission to try to rescue Jews in Budapest. Revelatory archival footage and moving interviews combine to great effect.

DIRECTOR: Roberta Grossman
Producer: Lisa Thomas
Editor: Blake West
Screenwriter: Sophie Sartain
Cinematographer: Dyanna Taylor
Music: Todd Boekelheide
Principal Cast: Narrated by Joan Allen, Alona Tal,
Filmography: Homeland: Four Portraits of Native Action (2005)
Print Source: Indigo Film and Television

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