Tag: israel

The Controversial Centerpiece of the Other Israel Film Festival

Tsemel never wins. As in, she tells the camera, her clients always end up serving time. The point of continuing is to challenge the Israeli court system, which has been corrupted by the Occupation. “Why appeal if you don’t believe in the courts?,” Tsemel is asked. She replies, “To change them.”

A Filmmaker Listens to Germans, Jews and Palestinians

“I am not comparing events, I don’t believe in comparing suffering, but I do think that the Holocaust and Nakba shape the collective identity of two people. I would like people to find the space to hear about it, to be more educated,” Bloch told Lilith.

In Wartime, a Surreal Modesty Contest

As conflict rages in Israel and Gaza, a group of women in Crown Heights has decided that covering up young girls’ bodies is the only solution.