Settlers

Nominee
Grand Jury Prize ~ World Cinema: Documentary
Sundance Film Festival
[A] compelling, strongly articulated documentary portrait of Israelis and others living adjacent to the state of Israel on the occupied West Bank.

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The Settlers

Since the decisive victory of Israel during the Six-Day War in 1967, hundreds of thousands of Israeli citizens have moved into the occupied territories of the West Bank. With unprecedented access to the pioneers of the colonization movement and current religious and secular colonists, The Settlers is an in-depth exploration of these communities, which today hold hostage the sociopolitical future of Israel and Palestine.


Not Rated
Genre
Documentary, Jewish Culture, Politics & World Affairs
Runtime
110
Language
Hebrew
Director
Shimon Dotan
Awards:
Nominee, Grand Jury Prize ~ World Cinema: Documentary, Sundance Film Festival
FEATURED REVIEW
Godfrey Cheshire, RogerEbert.com

For most of its length, the film traces the history of the settler movement, using archival footage, and interviews with various academics, political figures and settlers both prominent and ordinary, old and young. While it notes that the United Nations Partition Plan of 1947 called for the British ...

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