Orchestra of Exiles

Some stories get lost in the turmoil of their times. It is often only in retrospect that we can discover the true shapers of history. One such man is the prodigious Polish violinist Bronislaw Huberman. Orchestra of Exiles explores this great man's 4-year odyssey, which culminates in the founding of the orchestra that would become the Israel Philharmonic. His fascinating story touches many of the major themes of the 20th century and the unfolding drama of his life is riveting. During the darkest days of a Europe being torn apart by anti- Semitism and Nazi aggression, Huberman's extraordinary efforts saved hundreds of Jewish families from the approaching holocaust and his achievements changed the landscape of cultural history. Before the Nazis came to power Huberman was focused only on building his own monumental career but witnessing Hitler's agenda was a call to action that Huberman could not ignore. Huberman's personal transformation and subsequent heroic struggle to get Jewish musicians out of Europe to found this orchestra will be at the heart of this film.


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Summary Details
DistributorFirst Run
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1 theaters
Running Time1 hr 25 min
In Release432 days/61 weeks
Widest Release5 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Oct 26-2885$6,719-1-$6,719$6,7191
Nov 2-478$6,985+4%5+4$1,397$13,7042
Nov 9-11103$1,098-84.3%2-3$549$17,5213
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Nov 23-2587$1,660-39%1-2$1,660$22,4225
Dec 7-9113$328-2-$164$24,7107
Mar 15-17107$259-1-$259$27,37721
Mar 22-24117$296+14.3%1-$296$27,67322
Mar 29-31104$1,995+574%1-$1,995$29,66823
Apr 5-7103$1,936-3%2+1$968$32,04224
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