“Never in my life have I come in contact with a being so noble, so strong and as selfless as he was” - Albert Einstein on Wilfrid Israel
The Eleventh Day — The Survivors of Munich 1972
Takes the athletes and officials back to Munich to recount their stories, and picks up where One Day In September left off.
On the 40th anniversary of the Munich Olympic Games, seven of the eight surviving Israeli Olympic team members of the Black September terrorist attacks finally break their silence and relive the darkest chapter in Olympic history for the first time. Using archival footage and present-day interviews, the survivors talk about their narrow escape, reliving the dramatic hours, the memorial service, their ambiguous return to Israel and how this harrowing event changed their lives forever.
Screening with: Audition
55 min / English, Hebrew (English subtitles)
Director — Emanuel Rotstein
Category — Triumph of the Spirit