Archive for March, 2012

Checkpoint: A Film by Yoav Shamir

Mar 27, 2012 No Comments by

  Checkpoint (original title: Machssomim) is a 2003 documentary film by Israeli filmmaker Yoav Shamir, showing the everyday interaction between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian civilians at several of the regions Israel Defence Forces checkpoints. The film won five awards at various film festivals, including Best International Documentary at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. […]

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Budrus: A Film by Just Vision Media

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Ayed Morrar, an unlikely community organizer, unites Palestinians from all political factions and Israelis to save his village from destruction by Israel’s Separation Barrier. Victory seems improbable until his 15-year-old daughter, Iltezam, launches a women’s contingent that quickly moves to the front lines.  

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The Law in These Parts: A Film By Ra’anan Alexandrowicz

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“The Law in These Parts,” winner of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival’s World Cinema Jury Prize for Best Documentary poses the following question: Can a modern democracy impose a prolonged military occupation on another people while retaining it’s core democratic values? The film illustrates the problems posed by the Israeli military judicial system imposed upon […]

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Occupation: A Film by Guy Butavia

Mar 27, 2012 No Comments by

“Where the Israeli courts lack the needed racist law, the IDF & police are doing the dirty work of cleansing the land.” –Rabbis for Human Rights

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