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Israel

Small bits of beauty

Garry Keane, Andrew McConnell: Gaza

EVERYDAY IN GAZA: The film depicts the resignation that is, in fact, a will to find a life and a happiness in the midst of all the tragedies.

The city left in the fog of oblivion

Guy-Marc Hinant: Charleroi, The Land of 60 Mountains

: The filmmaker Guy-Marc Hinant wants to save the hometown's reputation by digging out the forgotten stories that have been hidden in the slag heaps of the city's memories.

25 years after the Oslo Agreement

Seth Anziska: Preventing Palestine. A Political History from Camp David to Oslo.

: Eager to bring the Camp David agreement to fruition in 1978 has later made it difficult to meet the Palestinians' desire for an independent state, writes historian Seth Anziska in a new book.

Parallel life in the West Bank 

Avner Faingulernt: In the Desert: Omar's Dream and Avidan's Dream

: Avner Faingulernt's two film portraits are a reminder that a birthplace can make the difference between heaven and hell.  

Israel is well on its way to apartheid

: An Israel that is now defined in the law as "Jewish" can no longer call itself democratic.

Mossad agents lighten the veil

Duki Dror: Inside the Mossad: Imperfect Spies

: The documentary Inside the Mossad reveals former Mossad agents' inside spy stories – some of them even about recent incidents. 

Israel's permanent temporary

: The old declaration of equality between citizens has been removed in Israel's urgently adopted new law.

The country is full!

Alon Tal: The Land Is Full. Addressing Overpopulation In Israel

: Israeli researcher uses his own country to demonstrate how the population can run wild.

When death becomes the last alternative

: In the weekly demonstrations at the Gaza border, thousands of protesters are betting their lives for a better future.

Romance and Racism in Tekoa

Iris Zaki: unsettling

: A "left-wing" Israeli filmmaker spends 30 days in an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, in an attempt to get behind the stereotypes. 

The struggle for the Palestinian popular memory 

: The ongoing Palestinian return march, which began on March 30 and has gathered tens of thousands of Palestinians, is a message to Israel and the international community that the Palestinians uphold the demand for the right to return to their homeland.

The journey to Pitchipoï

Marceline Loridan-Ivens: And you didn't come back

: Strong testimony in the form of a letter about surviving Birkenau – and the difficult life that follows.