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The Battle for Peace - Shimon Peres
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produced by Julie Gal (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 57 mins
The Battle for Peace -- Shimon Peres follows up on the earlier film Peres -- The Road to Peace. Ever since the assassination of the late Prime Minister Rabin, Peres has been the leading spokesman for a negotiated peace. Despite his recent defeat, he continues to be an important presence on the Israeli political sc...
produced by Julie Gal (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1997), 57 mins
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Golda
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directed by Ruth Walk; produced by Noemi Schory, fl. 2002-2011 and Liran Atzmor, Belfilms (United States: Film Platform, 2003), 55 mins
“All my life I have worked among men and they have treated me on my merits. I never knew a man who gave in to an argument of mine because I was a woman – except my husband”. Golda Meir, the only woman ever to be elected P.M. in Israel. Her term lasted between the war of Attrition and the 1973 Yom Kipur Wars,...
directed by Ruth Walk; produced by Noemi Schory, fl. 2002-2011 and Liran Atzmor, Belfilms (United States: Film Platform, 2003), 55 mins
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Israel: Facing the Future
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directed by Emma Whitlock, fl. 2012; presented by John Ware, 1948-; produced by Emma Whitlock, fl. 2012, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
John Ware journeys to Israel for a fresh look at how it has responded to the changes sweeping the region in the wake of the Arab Spring. He meets Israelis from all walks of life to go beyond the news clichés and analyse what is next for the world's only Jewish state as both the religious and the secular battle ov...
directed by Emma Whitlock, fl. 2012; presented by John Ware, 1948-; produced by Emma Whitlock, fl. 2012, British Broadcasting Corporation (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2013), 52 mins
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The Judge
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directed by Ami Teer, fl. 2015 and Ram Landes, 1956-; produced by Dorit Hessel, Idit Mistriel, fl. 1999 and Ram Landes, 1956- (Tel-Aviv District: Cinephil, 2009), 54 mins
Few judges anywhere have confronted the challenges faced by Aharon Barak, the former Chief Justice of Israel's Supreme Court. A survivor of the Holocaust, he knows firsthand the dangers posed by intolerance and xenophobia, and spent his career negotiating a delicate balance between Israel as a Jewish state and Isr...
directed by Ami Teer, fl. 2015 and Ram Landes, 1956-; produced by Dorit Hessel, Idit Mistriel, fl. 1999 and Ram Landes, 1956- (Tel-Aviv District: Cinephil, 2009), 54 mins
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Objector
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directed by Molly Stuart, fl. 2017; produced by Amitai Ben-Abba, fl. 2017, Daniel Leonard Bernardi, fl. 2015 and Molly Stuart, fl. 2017 (Berkeley, CA: Buried Seed Productions, 2019), 1 hour 16 mins
Like all Israeli youth, Atalya is obligated to become a soldier. Unlike most, she questions the practices of her country’s military, and becomes determined to challenge this rite of passage. Despite her family’s political disagreements and personal concerns, she refuses military duty and is imprisoned for her...
directed by Molly Stuart, fl. 2017; produced by Amitai Ben-Abba, fl. 2017, Daniel Leonard Bernardi, fl. 2015 and Molly Stuart, fl. 2017 (Berkeley, CA: Buried Seed Productions, 2019), 1 hour 16 mins
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African Exodus
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directed by Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008; produced by Paul Turlick, fl. 2006, Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008 and Jessica Landaw, fl. 1994, Red Shield Pictures (New York, NY: DigiNext Films, 2016), 1 hour 11 mins

Since 2006, 60,000 non-Jewish Africans, primarily from Sudan and Eritrea, have fled the wars and dictatorships of their home countries and made their way through Egypt and the Sinai desert into Israel, the Jewish homeland. These Africans, mostly refugees and asylum seekers, have risked their lives in the hope of f...

directed by Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008; produced by Paul Turlick, fl. 2006, Brad Rothschild, fl. 2008 and Jessica Landaw, fl. 1994, Red Shield Pictures (New York, NY: DigiNext Films, 2016), 1 hour 11 mins
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Before My Feet Touch the Ground
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directed by Daphni Leef, 1986-; produced by Hillel Roseman and Yael Abecassis, Cassis Films (Israel-Palestine: Film Platform, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins
Summer 2011: 25-year-old Daphni Leef moves into a tent in the centre of Tel Aviv to protest the cost of housing. Within a few days she becomes a leader and a face for the largest protest movement in the history of Israel. The film depicts the challenges a person at the forefront of a struggle must face and what ha...
directed by Daphni Leef, 1986-; produced by Hillel Roseman and Yael Abecassis, Cassis Films (Israel-Palestine: Film Platform, 2017), 1 hour 18 mins
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Ben Gurion, Epilogue
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directed by Yariv Mozer, fl. 2003; produced by Juliette Guigon, fl. 2000, Patrick Winocour, fl. 2000, Yael Perlov, 1959- and Yariv Mozer, fl. 2003 (Israel-Palestine: Film Platform, 2016), 1 hour 8 mins
The film brings to life a lost interview with of one of the modern history's greatest leaders, David Ben-Gurion. It is 1968, he is 82 and lives in the desert. Ben-Gurion's introspective soul-searching provides a surprising vision for crucial decisions Israel needs to make today. At the time of the global leadershi...
directed by Yariv Mozer, fl. 2003; produced by Juliette Guigon, fl. 2000, Patrick Winocour, fl. 2000, Yael Perlov, 1959- and Yariv Mozer, fl. 2003 (Israel-Palestine: Film Platform, 2016), 1 hour 8 mins
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Beyond the Veil, 2, Holy Warriors
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directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
The Holy Warriors examines the reasons for more radical interpretations of the Quran in Algeria, Egypt, Palestine, Jordan, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Analysis of the jihad helps Westerners perceive why some Muslims believe that they can escape Westernization only through violence, how one man's terrorism may be ano...
directed by Ludo Poppe, fl. 2004-2014; produced by George Matta, fl. 1998 and Pascal Decroos, fl. 1998, Mundovision Ltd. and Kanakna Documentary, in Beyond the Veil, 2 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 58 mins
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Correspondent, The Ugly War: Israel Undercover
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directed by Dominic Allan; presented by John Kampfner; produced by Dominic Allan, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 44 mins
How do the Israeli military decide when to take a Palestinian terrorist alive, and when to kill him? Granted rare access to the Israeli military machine, Correspondent follows two Israeli commando units to reveal the criteria they work by. Often it's a matter of a few miles and a few hours between the terrorist ce...
directed by Dominic Allan; presented by John Kampfner; produced by Dominic Allan, British Broadcasting Corporation, in Correspondent (London, England: BBC Worldwide, 2002), 44 mins
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