The Israeli/Palastinian Conflict

by dovotr | created - 05 Feb 2012 | updated - 09 Sep 2013 | Public

A list of non-fiction programming on the conflict. PLEASE SUGGEST MORE TITLES!!!

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1. Leila Khaled: Hijacker (2006)

58 min | Documentary

6.9
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A Swedish film-maker profiles the life of Jordan-based Leila Khaled - the first female hijacker.

Director: Lina Makboul | Stars: Uri Bar Lev, Moshe Dayan, Shadia Abu Ghazali, Margareta Johnson

Votes: 89

2. Uprooted (2006)

126 min | Documentary

4.2
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Choice is a luxury the Palestinians cannot afford: if they cease to resist, they cease to breathe, they cease to live.

Director: Donia Mili | Stars: Noam Chomsky, Leila Khaled

Votes: 6

3. Sekigun-P.F.L.P: Sekai sensô sengen (1971)

69 min | Documentary

6.6
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Directors: Masao Adachi, Kôji Wakamatsu

Votes: 77

4. Occupation 101 (2006)

90 min | Documentary

8.4
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A thought-provoking and powerful documentary film on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and U.S. political involvement.

Directors: Abdallah Omeish, Sufyan Omeish | Stars: James Akins, Arik Ascherman, Bishop Barltlett Jr., Phyllis Bennis

Votes: 1,617

5. Death in Gaza (2004)

TV-14 | 80 min | Documentary

8.2
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The harrowing documentary that portrays the horror of the Israeli conflict and the resulting death of its director, James Miller.

Director: James Miller | Stars: James Miller, Saira Shah

Votes: 1,127

6. Jenin, Jenin (2003)

54 min | Documentary

6.3
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Director: Mohammad Bakri

Votes: 311

7. Dreams Deferred: The Struggle for Peace and Justice in Israel and Palestine (2011)

69 min | Documentary, History, War

9.2
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Dreams Deferred highlights the voices, opinions, and actions of the quickly growing number of Israelis and Palestinians who are struggling to nonviolently end the Israeli occupation and ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Hitchcock

Votes: 5

8. Children of the Revolution (2010)

TV-14 | 92 min | Documentary

7.5
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Inspired by the student revolutions of 1968, two women in Germany and Japan set out to plot world revolution as leaders of the Baader Meinhof Group and the Japanese Red Army. What were they fighting for and what have we learned?

Director: Shane O'Sullivan | Stars: Ulrike Meinhof, Fusako Shigenobu, Mei Shigenobu, Bettina Röhl

Votes: 49

9. Jimmy Carter Man from Plains (2007)

PG | 125 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.0
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58 Metascore

A chronicle of the former president's tour recent for his book "Palestine: Peace Not Apartheid."

Director: Jonathan Demme | Stars: Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter, Lillian Carter, Elizabeth Hayes

Votes: 782 | Gross: $0.11M

10. Machssomim (2003)

80 min | Documentary

7.9
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Documentary filmmaker Yoav Shamir's depiction of the checkpoints that the Israel Defense Forces man in the Palestinian Authority.

Director: Yoav Shamir

Votes: 544

11. Tears of Gaza (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, War

7.9
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69 Metascore

In a rough style, by way of unique footage, the brutal consequences of modern wars are exposed. The film also depicts the ability of women and children to handle their everyday life after a... See full summary »

Director: Vibeke Løkkeberg

Votes: 477

12. The Long Way Home (1997)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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The story of the post World War II Jewish refugee situation from liberation to the establishment of the modern state of Israel.

Director: Mark Jonathan Harris | Stars: Morgan Freeman, Israel Lau, Livia Shacter, Abraham Klausner

Votes: 589

13. Until When (2004)

76 min | Documentary

8.1
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Set during the current Intifada, this documentary follows four Palestinian families living in Dheisheh Refugee Camp near Bethlehem. Fadi is 13 and cares for his 4 younger brothers, the ... See full summary »

Director: Dahna Abourahme

Votes: 16

14. Am Rand der Hoffnung (2006)

50 min | Documentary

8.5
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In summer 2005 Israel withdraws from the Gaza-strip. While the world has its eyes fixed on the small area on the Mediterranean, life goes on in its own absurd way in the Westbank. The focus... See full summary »

Director: Gerd Schneider | Star: Ramadan Mohammed Affanah

Votes: 8

15. Gaza Strip (2002)

74 min | Documentary

7.3
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63 Metascore

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Director: James Longley | Star: Mohammed Hejazi

Votes: 288

16. Gaza Ghetto (1985)

85 min | Documentary

6.3
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Director: Per-Åke Holmquist | Stars: Ben Eliezer, Yitzhak Rabin, Reuven Rosenblatt, Ariel Sharon

Votes: 7

17. Israel: Birth of a Nation (1996 TV Movie)

Unrated | 100 min | Documentary, History, War

5.8
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Sir Martin Gilbert, author of over sixty books and the host of A&E's JERUSALEM, hosts this gripping account of Israel's difficult first years. Filled with rare footage, photographs, and ... See full summary »

Stars: David Ben-Gurion, Yuval David, Martin Gilbert

Votes: 89

18. Jerusalem: Stories from the Street (2007)

79 min | Documentary

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If Chaucer had lived to write The Canterbury Tales around Jerusalem and the present conflict in the Holy Land, his collection of stories might resemble our documentary, Jerusalem, Stories ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Crisman

19. Women Beyond Borders (2004)

58 min | Documentary

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In WOMEN BEYOND BORDERS, acclaimed director Jean Chamoun (In the Shadows of the City) looks at the lives and works of some of the women who have joined in the fight for their Palestinian ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Khalil Chamoun

20. Five Broken Cameras (2011)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, War

8.0
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78 Metascore

A documentary on a Palestinian farmer's chronicle of his nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army.

Directors: Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi | Stars: Emad Burnat, Soraya Burnat, Mohammed Burnat, Yasin Burnat

Votes: 5,266 | Gross: $0.11M

21. Storm of Emotions (2006)

106 min | Documentary, History, War

8.0
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A documentary on Israel's disengagement from Gaza from the point of view of several Israeli Army officers and members of the police border unit.

Director: Yael Klopmann | Stars: Walfisch Asaf, Uri Bar Lev, Hagay Dotan, Moshe Karadi

Votes: 36