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The Zionist Idea

, 2015

“A thoughtful and invaluable cinematic document.” – The Hollywood Reporter

This fresh examination of the history of Israel sets out to tell “the story of Zionism as seen through the inhabitants of the land”, be they Jewish or Arab, Israeli or Palestinian. This is a film that does not shy away from difficult questions, examining the competing claims by different groups over the same territory. Why is this one region so important? Has the reality of the Jewish state gone to plan? This urgently relevant documentary is a fascinating and multidimensional exploration of what it means to be a Zionist.

148 min / English, Hebrew (english subtitles)
Directors — Joseph Dorman & Oren Rudavsky
Category — Hamatzav (The Situation)