On the Map

Film Info
Director(s):Dani Menkin
United States
Running Time:90 minutes
Type of Film:Documentary
Premiere Status:Massachusetts Premiere
Topic:Israeli History
In Person/Special Program:Matan Zamir, Israel's Deputy Consul General to New England, Introduction, Nov 12


The story of Israel’s 1977 basketball team – the first team to bring the European Cup to Israel, just a few years after the Yom Kippur War.
When this ragtag team of Israelis and Americans won, Israel was placed firmly on the map. With incredible footage of 1970s Israel and interviews with Bill Walton and the other athletes who made history, On the Map honors Israeli heroes and mesmerizes fans of the game.

Sponsored by

The Israeli Consulate in Boston,

The Fine Family Foundation

Gann Academy

Foxboro screening (11/14) sponsored by

Orchard Cove

Memory Care Assisted Living at NewBridge on the Charles

Please join us for a dessert reception at Showcase Live after the Foxboro screening (11/14), sponsored by a CJP South Area Jewish Community Grant and Orchard Cove