To host a screening of Mekonen in your school or community, select your organization type:

Communities
High Schools
Camps
College

Bring this exciting new mini-documentary to your community.

Your screening license purchase includes:

  • The rights to screen Mekonen to a group 10+ people
  • A hi-resolution download of the 40-minute mini-doc Mekonen
  • A link to the downloadable online screening kit which includes: a moderator’s guide, discussion questions, FAQs, marketing and promotional materials.

Licenses as low as $99

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Frequently Asked Questions

Screening licenses depend on the type of screening you are hosting: Community Screenings Licensing prices:
One time/one location $99
License for 12 months at One Location $500
License for Fundraising Event $750
License for 12 months at Many Locations $5,000
Hi-resolution digital download
  1. A link to download the full film in high-resolution
  2. Downloadable Promotional Materials, including: Movie posters, email invitations, tickets and take action cards.
  3. A downloadable Moderator’s guide which includes the following information:
    1. About the film
    2. Screening organizer checklists
    3. Recommended Introductory and closing remarks
    4. Discussion questions
    5. Action items- how to get involved
    6. Information about film cast and crew
    7. Film FAQs
The amount of times you can screen the film Mekonen depends on the screening license that you purchase, to see options and prices check out the first question above.  
The film is designed for middle school, high school and up,  there are elements that would be lost on younger kids but there is nothing inappropriate or scary. The film is in Hebrew and so the subtitles may be hard to read for younger children.  
From May 9, 2016 the film will be open and available to the public and there is no way to ensure exclusivity.
We do not have special pricing available at this time. However, if you cannot afford the license, please contact: screenings@Jerusalemu.org.   We have discounted pricing available for high schools,summer camps and colleges.  If you are a school or summer camp, please chose one of those options from the options above.  
There is absolutely no problem with charging an entrance fee to the screening, in fact, we encourage it in order to make back some of the money spent on the license.  Our recommended price is $10 a ticket.  
If you planning to use the film as a fundraiser, there is a special licensing fee of $750.  
Special speakers from the film are available to speak at your screening. Speaking fees apply.* Find out more >>

Bring this exciting new mini-documentary to your school.

Your FREE screening license includes:

  • The rights to screen Mekonen to a group 10+ people
  • A hi-resolution download of the 40-minute mini-doc Mekonen
  • A link to the downloadable online high school screening kit which includes: a moderator’s guide, discussion questions, FAQs, marketing and promotional materials.

In addition to the film, you will also receive access to our interactive film-based follow-up curriculum which includes: Short videos, discussion guides and recommended educational resources which give a deeper look into the life of Lt. Mekonen Abebe, and the ancient Jewish Ethiopian community.($36 value)

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PLEASE NOTE: the film is in Hebrew with English subtitles and is therefore recommended for 8th grade and up.

Frequently Asked Questions

The film is designed for middle school, high school and up,  there are elements that would be lost on younger kids but there is nothing inappropriate or scary. The film is in Hebrew and so the subtitles may be hard to read for younger children.
Hi-resolution digital download
  1. The rights to screen Mekonen to a group of over ten people
  2. A hi-resolution download of the 40-minute “mini-doc” Mekonen
  3. A link to the downloadable online high school screening kit which includes: a moderator’s guide, discussion questions, FAQs, marketing and promotional materials – poster, tickets, template fliers, logos, etc.
In addition to the film, you will also receive access to our interactive film-based follow up curriculum which includes:   Short videos and discussion guides that give a deeper look into the life of Lt. Mekonen Abebe, and the ancient Jewish Ethiopian community ($36 value).
The amount of times you can screen the film Mekonen depends on the number of screening licenses that you register for.  Each film screening should be registered on our sign-up page.    
If you planning to use the film as a fundraiser for your school, the license is no longer free of charge and there is a special licensing fee of $750.

Bring this exciting new mini-documentary to your summer camp.

Your FREE screening license includes:

  • The rights to screen Mekonen to a group 10+ people
  • A DVD of the 40-minute mini-doc Mekonen
  • A link to the downloadable online summer camp screening kit which includes: a moderator’s guide, discussion questions, FAQs, marketing and promotional materials.

In addition to the film, you will also receive access to our interactive film-based follow-up curriculum which includes: Short videos and discussion guides that give a deeper look into the life of Lt. Mekonen Abebe, and the ancient Jewish Ethiopian community ($36 value).

Get it for FREE.

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PLEASE NOTE: the film is in Hebrew with English subtitles and is therefore recommended for 8th grade and up.

Frequently Asked Questions

The film is designed for middle school, high school and up,  there are elements that would be lost on younger kids but there is nothing inappropriate or scary. The film is in Hebrew and so the subtitles may be hard to read for younger children.
Hi-resolution digital download
  1. The rights to screen Mekonen to a group of over ten people
  2. A hi-resolution download of the 40-minute “mini-doc” Mekonen
  3. A link to the downloadable online high school screening kit which includes: a moderator’s guide, discussion questions, FAQs, marketing and promotional materials – poster, tickets, template fliers, logos, etc.
In addition to the film, you will also receive access to our interactive film-based follow up curriculum which includes:   Short videos and discussion guides that give a deeper look into the life of Lt. Mekonen Abebe, and the ancient Jewish Ethiopian community ($36 value).
The amount of times you can screen the film Mekonen depends on the number of screening licenses that you register for.  Each film screening should be registered on our sign-up page.    

Bring this exciting new mini-documentary to your campus.

Your FREE* screening license includes:

  • The rights to screen Mekonen on campus
  • A hi-resolution download of the 45-minute mini-doc Mekonen
  • A link to the downloadable online screening kit which includes: a moderator’s guide, discussion questions, FAQs, marketing and promotional materials.

*In order to avoid being charged for the screening license ($99), organizers must submit a follow up report (included in the screening kit), send photos from the screening and email JU the completed sign up sheet with all screening attendees.

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Frequently Asked Questions

College screenings are FREE.
Hi-resolution digital download
  1. A link to download the full film in high-resolution
  2. Downloadable Promotional Materials, including: Movie posters, email invitations, tickets and take action cards.
  3. A downloadable Moderator’s guide which includes the following information:
    1. About the film
    2. Screening organizer checklists
    3. Recommended Introductory and closing remarks
    4. Discussion questions
    5. Action items- how to get involved
    6. Information about film cast and crew
    7. Film FAQs
Generally, students can screen it more than once, but must notify yoni@jerusalemu.org each time.

Mekonen is copyrighted for personal viewing only. In order to show the film to 10+  people, you need to purchase a screening license.

Special speakers from the film are available to speak at your screening. Speaking fees apply.* Find out more >>

“Mekonen is a great heart wrenching story”

- Kyle from LA

“After watching the film Mekonen, I feel proud to be a part of the Jewish people”

- Daniel from Connecticut

“I think that people should see Beneath the Helmet in addition to seeing Mekonen. I think that the two movies supplement each other and compliment the IDF amazingly”

- Paige from Philadelphia