Want to hasten the arrival of the Messiah? Flemish Christian activist Koen Carlier is on a mission to return all the Jews to their homeland in an effort to speed up the return of Jesus Christ to this world. In his laidback, yet aggressive manner, Koen travels through Ukraine, seeking out Jews to send to Israel. Backed by the adept Christians for Israel organization in the Netherlands, Koen aims to encourage all of the Jews to move to Israel and fulfill his lifelong dream of redemption.

A documentary about dogmatic actions and the mundane, often far-reaching consequences of utopic missions.


Bring the Jews Home

Doc 56 min 2016, - New Release

Written and Directed by: Eefje Blankevoort and Arnold van Bruggen
Produced by: Iris Lammertsma & Boudewijn Koole – Witilfilm
Language: Dutch, Ukrainian and English with English subtitles

Synopsis


Want to hasten the arrival of the Messiah? Flemish Christian activist Koen Carlier is on a mission to return all the Jews to their homeland in an effort to speed up the return of Jesus Christ to this world. In his laidback, yet aggressive manner, Koen travels through Ukraine, seeking out Jews to send to Israel. Backed by the adept Christians for Israel organization in the Netherlands, Koen aims to encourage all of the Jews to move to Israel and fulfill his lifelong dream of redemption.

A documentary about dogmatic actions and the mundane, often far-reaching consequences of utopic missions.


Festivals

  • HOT DOCS, Canada, 2017
  • Moscow Jewish Film Festival, Russia, 2017

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Festivals

  • HOT DOCS, Canada, 2017
  • Moscow Jewish Film Festival, Russia, 2017