Tag: Israeli

Documentary as a transmission medium
(Spaces of Exception)

The new documentary Spaces of Exception draws parallels between the experiences of oppression and resistance in Native American reservations and Palestinian refugee camps.

The difficult Jewish compromise
(Covered Up)

Covered Up is an emotional trip marking one woman’s struggle between personal choice and ultra-orthodox Jewish tradition.

Fear of the stranger
(The German)

Noga Nezer turns a personal experience into a thought-provoking film about fear and stereotypes.

Peeling back the layers of the Israeli-Palestine conflict
(West of the Jordan River)

West of the Jordan River is Amos Gitai's first return to the Palestinian occupied territories since his 1982 documentary Field Diary. In his latest film he picks up the pieces where he left off – arguing that people is the change needed to make peace in the Middle East.

In the backyard of war

As the peace efforts between Israel and Palestine have come to a halt, the Palestinians in Nabi Saleh dream about access to the Mediterranean Sea – still out of their reach.

Holocaust on the Curriculum

Midway through #uploading_holocaust, a group of Israeli high school students visiting a Polish concentration camp are asked to select the photograph that best symbolises their trip.

NURIT KEDAR: Looking for the Hard Way

Nurit Kedar wants audiences to feel uneasy when they watch her documentaries