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1.

Forever Pure

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"Beitar Jerusalem F.C. is the most popular and controversial football team in Israel, the only club in the Premier League never to sign an Arab player. Mid-way through the 2012-13 season, a secretive transfer deal by the owner, Russian-Israeli oligarch Arcadi Gaydamak, brought two Muslim players from Chechnya. The deal inspired the most racist campaign in Israeli sport that sent the club spiralling out of control. One season in a life of this famed club is a story of Israeli society, personal identity, politics, money and a window into how racism is destroying a team and society from within"--Container.
DVD
2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Flat

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"[F]ilmmaker Arnon Goldfinger travels to Tel Aviv to clean out the apartment of his recently-deceased German-born Jewish grandmother. ... Goldfinger begins an unsettling journey into his family's history ... and discovers that knowing the truth can be a terrible burden. ... The Flat is a real-life suspense story about how the past can return to haunt the present."--Container.
DVD
2013; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echos From the Mellah

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Moroccan-born Muslim filmmaker Kamal Hachkar explores the 2000-year-old mellah (Jewish quarter) in his family's village of Tinghir, Morocco, and follows the trail of the town's once substantial Jewish population to its emigres and descendants in Israel. In the film, he weaves back and forth between his city's old Jewish quarter and Israel, where he meets Sephardic Jews who still hold tight to their Moroccan identity. Presents the true story of a long-term collaboration between Jews and Muslims that eventually fell apart. As Hachkar tries to understand exactly what happened, he simultaneously seeks a better way forward.
DVD
2014; 2011
Clemons (Stacks)
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Jaffa, the Orange's Clockwork

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The orange may not seem like the most obvious point of departure for an examination of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but during the last century, the disputed border area between Israel and the territories was one of the world' biggest exporters of this "orange gold." In "Jaffa, the orange's clockwork", director Eyal Sivan reconstructs how Jaffa started out as a Palestinian place name before becoming an Israeli brand name, and how the orange harvest shifted from a joint undertaking into a symbol used by both parties in the escalating conflict. The filmmaker uses a great deal of archive footage, from the very earliest photography in 1840 right up to crisp, modern video. The images are accompanied by commentary from a range of experts, who watch them projected on the walls of their [...]
DVD
2010
Clemons (Stacks)
5.

Promised Lands

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Famed writer and critic Susan Sontag's sole documentary project, shot in Israel on the fly in the final days and immediate aftermath of the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Not only does the film scrutinize the ongoing Arab-Israeli conflict, it also brilliantly underscores the deepening divisions within the Jewish thought over the very question of Palestinian sovereignty. Banned by Israeli authorities upon its initial release, it's a visually visceral portrait of a land torn apart.
DVD
2011; 1974
Clemons (Stacks)
6.

Tkuma: The First Fifty Years

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An historical documentary series on the first fifty years of the State of Israel.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
7.

Pitsah Be-Oshṿits: Pizza in Auschwitz

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Danny Hanoch is a Holocaust survivor. In his words, he has a BA (Bachelor of Auschwitz) and was fortunate enough to have his own personal physician group up: Dr. Mengale. After many years he convinced his children to visit with him the landscape of his lost childhood in Poland. "Pizza in Auschwitz" is a wild expedition into the Holocaust through the eyes of a man whose life was irrevocably changed. It is the voyage of a boy in his seventies who, while trying to impart his dreams and nightmares, his wishes and commands, to his children, casts them in his own TV reality version of "Survivor" filled with black humor and great pain. Their story exposes the experiences of the children of survivors. As Miri, his daughter says in the film: "I guess there is no such thing as a Holocaust s [...]
DVD
2008
Clemons (Stacks)
8.

To Die in Jerusalem

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"Ever since 17-year-old Rachel Levy, an Israeli, was killed four years ago in Jerusalem by a Palestinian suicide bomber, her mother Avigail has found hardly a moment's peace. Levy's killer was Ayat al-Akhras, also 17, a schoolgirl from a Palestinian refugee camp several miles away. The two young women looked unbelievably alike. TO DIE IN JERUSALEM unabashedly explores the Palestinian-Israeli conflict through the personal loss of two families. The film's most revealing moment is in an emotionally charged meeting between the mothers of the girls, presenting the most current reflection of the conflict as seen thru their eyes." -- IMDb.
DVD
2009; 2007
Clemons (Stacks)
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The Shape of Water

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Follows the efforts of women political activists in four developing countries (Brazil, India, Israel & Senegal) to effect positive change.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
10.

To Die in Jerusalem

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"Recounts the heart-wrenching story of two teenage girls: 17-year-old Israeli student Rachel Levy and her killer, 18-year-old Palestinian suicide bomber Ayat al-Akhras, who died together at a Jerusalem market in 2002. The horrific incident ignited international outrage and set in motion one mother's journey to meet the mother of her daughter's killer. More than four years later, they finally meet in an emotionally charged encounter that underscore the deep roots of the Israel-Palestinian conflict" -- Container.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
11.

Paper Dolls

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After closing the border to Palestinian workers, Israeli authorities enticed foreigners to fill gaps in the job market. Filipinos in various stages of gender transition came as caregivers to elderly, orthodox Jewish men, but are still outsiders.
DVD
2006
Clemons (Stacks)
12.

To See If I'm Smiling

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"Explores the darker side of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the testimonies of six female soldiers [in the Israel Defense Forces] about their compulsory military service [in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip]. At a time when women in the military are increasingly on the frontlines, this film explores the ways that gender, ethics and moral responsibility intersect during war" -- Container.
DVD
2007
13.

Children of the Sun

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Follows the lives of people brought up in the Kibbutzim in 1920s and 30s Israel, a social experiment to create a new and improved human. In this society, traditional family was replaced by the collective, the individual's will was subjugated to the common good and everyone was equal.
DVD
2007
Clemons (Stacks)
14.

Meḳudeshet: Sentenced to Marriage

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For two years the film follows the Kafkaesque struggle of Tamara, Michelle and Rachel - three young women doing all that is possible to obtain a divorce from the Rabbinical Courts, which hold that the husband must grant the divorce willingly. They are aided by a group of female orthodox rabbinical advocates.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
15.

My Terrorist

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In 1978 an El Al flight crew was shot as they got off a bus in London, resulting in the wounding of then-stewardess Yulie Cohen. In 1993 she began an attempt to have her assailant Fahad Mihyi released from Dartmoor Prison. Join her now as a filmmaker years later, struggling with compassion, forgiveness and the concept of peace.
DVD
2008; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Al-Firdaws Al-Mafqūd: Paradise Lost

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Arab Israeli filmmaker Ebtisam Maraʻana grew up in Paradise (Fureidīs in Arabic), a small fishing village overlooking the Mediterranean. One of the few Arab communities remaining after the 1948 war, Paradise became culturally and politically isolated as Jewish settlements sprang up around it, and today it is a place defined by silence and repression. This film follows the director's attempt to recreate the village's lost history, including the story of her childhood hero Suuad, the legendary local "bad girl" who was imprisoned as a PLO activist in the 1970s and banished from the community.
DVD
2007; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)
17.

Women in Struggle

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Four Palestinian Arab women who had each spent time in prison for participating in the militant Palestinian struggle in Israel share their experiences and discuss the aims of their cause.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
18.

Encounter Point

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Created by a Palestinian, Israeli, North and South American team, this film tells the story of an Israeli settler, a Palestinian ex-prisoner, a bereaved Israeli mother and a wounded Palestinian bereaved brother who risk their safety and public standing to press for an end to the conflict. They are at the vanguard of a movement to push Palestinian and Israeli societies to a tipping point, forging a new consensus for nonviolence and peace. Perhaps years from now, their actions will be recognized as a catalyst for constructive change in the region.
DVD
2007; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
19.

9 Star Hotel

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A look at some of the many Palestinians who illegally cross the border into Israel, and how they share their food, belongings, and stories, as well as a fear of the soldiers and police.
DVD
2008; 2006
Clemons (Stacks)
20.

Sucha Normal Thing

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"A provocative documentary which takes the viewer past the headlines of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and straight to the Palestinians, Israelis and internationals striving to non-violently end the occupation. It captures the uncertainty of a "normal" day for farmers, children, doctors and other Palestinians living in, and six American visitors traveling through, the Israeli-occupied West Bank" -- MediaRights website.
DVD
2004; 2003
Clemons (Stacks)