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  • Film, Video

    Promised lands Catalog Record Only

    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, ...

    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    Tragedy in the Holy Land the second uprising /

    A look at the political struggle between Israelis & the Palestinians in the Holy Land, focusing especially on its possible relation to the history of Palestine.

    • Contributor: Mueler, Dennis - Mpi Home Video (firm)
    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video

    Palestine for beginners

    Presentation before a live audience, which serves as an introduction to the Arab-Israeli conflict, highlighting the key historical and current events, and the characters and motivations behind the ongoing crisis.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    ʻAjamī ʻAg'ami / Catalog Record Only

    A crime drama exploring five different stories set in an actual impoverished Christian-and-Muslim Palestinian neighborhood of the Tel Aviv-Jaffa metropolis, called Ajami.

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    Jenin Jenin & Since you left two documentaries by Mohammad Bakri /

    Two documentaries by Palestinian actor Mohammad Bakri. In Jenin Jenin, Palestinian Arabs from the West Bank town of Jenin talk about their experiences during the Battle of Jenin in April of 2002 (which was part of the Israeli army's Operation Defensive Shield, in response to the ongoing Al-Aqsa Intifada). In Since You Left, Bakri visits the grave of his mentor, Emil Habibi, a Palestinian ...

    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    al-Ittijāh al-muʻākis. Sūriyā wa-fashal qimmat Jinīf / Catalog Record Only

    A talk and call-in series featuring two persons holding opposing views on a certain issue. Discussed in this episode: Arab-Israeli conflict; Syria; Israel; peace process.

    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video

    Peace, propaganda, & the promised land U.S. media & the Israeli-Palestinian conflict /

    This documentary contends that the foreign policy interests of American political elites, working in combination with Israeli public relations strategies, exercise a powerful influence over news reporting about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Combines U.S. and British television news footage with observations from analysts, journalists, and political activists. Examines the factors that have distorted the United States' media coverage and, in turn, American public opinion.

    • Contributor: Jhally, Sut - Ratzkoff, Bathsheba - Media Education Foundation
    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Jenin Jenin & Since you left two documentaries by Mohammad Bakri / Catalog Record Only

    Two documentaries by Palestinian actor Mohammad Bakri. In Jenin Jenin, Palestinian Arabs from the West Bank town of Jenin talk about their experiences during the Battle of Jenin in April of 2002 (which was part of the Israeli army's Operation Defensive Shield, in response to the ongoing Al-Aqsa Intifada). In Since You Left, Bakri visits the grave of his mentor, Emil Habibi, a Palestinian ...

    • Contributor: Bakri, Mohammed - Arab Film Distribution
    • Date: 2010
  • Film, Video

    The road to Jenin

    Did a massacre at Jenin take place? This documentary explores the tumultuous events of April, 2002 during the Israel Operation Defensive Shield. Interweaves candid Palestinian and Israeli interviews with archival footage to recount in detail the key events of the Jenin battle. Addressing Palestinian accusations and Israeli explanations head on, this documentary establishes the details of this highly charged incident.

    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video

    In the spider's web : two women, many stories, everyday sufferings of a nation under military occupation / Catalog Record Only

    This documentary is part of Al-Haq's campaign to stop collective punishment practiced by Israeli occupying forces against Palestinian civilians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. It also captures the disastrous implications of Israel's expropriation of land for the construction of the Annexation Wall--WWW site, viewed June 6, 2013.

    • Date: 2004
  • Film, Video

    Ezor ḥofshi = Free zone / Catalog Record Only

    In Hebrew and English with Hebrew, English and French subtitles. Hanah Laslo, Nataly Portman, Hiyam Abass Received: 4/5/2007 from African/Middle Eastern Acquisitions Section; viewing copy; purchase; LC Purchase Collection.

    • Date: 2005
  • Film, Video

    The seeds of hatred / Catalog Record Only

    Shows Palestinian children being given messages of hate and violence in their classrooms and via the media.

    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video

    Concrete Catalog Record Only

    "Operation 'Cast Lead' in Gaza wasn't covered by the media due to military embargo. For the first time Israeli soldiers who took part in the battle come forward."--Opening frames. "Ten soldiers and officers, recently released from service, sat in front of a camera with their faces revealed. These soldiers, in their very unique way, have created a narrative of an unknown war."--Container.

    • Contributor: Kedar, Nurit - Bitton, Yehuda - Leibovitch, Ophir - Ḳeren Maḳor Le-Sirṭe Ḳolnoʻa Ṿe-Ṭelevizyah - Ḳeren Le-Shiṿuk Sirṭe Teʻudah (israel) - Ruth Diskin Films (firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2011
  • Film, Video

    Occupation 101: voices of the silenced majority / Catalog Record Only

    "...Documentary film on the current and historical root causes of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and U.S. government involvement. The film is presented through a series of highly stylized visual edits and accompanied by thought-provoking commentaries from a 'who''s who list' of leading Middle East scholars, peace activists, journalists, religious leaders and humanitarian workers whose voices have too often been suppressed in American media outlets"--Container.

    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    18 km Catalog Record Only

    "24 hours in the lives of eleven people living in Sderot and Gaza, whose fates have been bound together by a day in Israel. Boaz, an army officer is longing for a wife and family. Miriam, his mother, is half blind, a powerful woman dealing with the loss of her husband. Miriam is finding it difficult to forgive Shalom, the postman who has left ...

    • Date: 2008
  • Film, Video

    Relentless the struggle for peace in the Middle East / Catalog Record Only

    A documentary which unravels the myths, and exposes the obstacles to achieving peace in the Middle East. Also examines the history of the Middle East conflict and how the peace process unraveled in a surge of violence.

    • Date: 2003
  • Film, Video

    My terrorist

    In 1978 a hijacking occurred before a London bound El Al flight, resulting in the wounding of then stewardess Yulie Cohen-Gerstel. Join her now as a filmmaker 30 years later, struggling with compassion, forgiveness and the concept of peace.

    • Date: 2002
  • Film, Video

    Akthar min raʼy. al-Insiḥāb al-Isrāʼīlī min al-Janūb al-Lubnānī / Catalog Record Only

    A weekly program in which guests debate the most newsworthy issue of the week. Discussed in this episode: Arab-Israeli conflict; Lebanon; Israeli withdrawal.

    • Date: 2000
  • Film, Video

    Akthar min raʼy. Inshighāl al-ʻālam ʻan ḥarb Shārūn ʻalá al-Filasṭīnīyīn / Catalog Record Only

    An interactive, no-holds-barred discussion program that explores a variety of opinions and views on political, economic, social, scientific, and cultural issues. Guests include personalities and experts on specific Arab and international issues. In this episode, guests discuss Sharon's massacres in Palestine and the world's silence.

    • Date: 200?
  • Film, Video

    5 seraṭim shel Ram Levi Catalog Record Only

    Leḥem: A family of a bakery-worker in a small town in the Israeli desert fights to survive. Keṭer ba-rosh: Serious comedy based on a play by Yaakov Shabtai. King David confronts the most difficult task of his reign - how to give up his throne. Indyani ba-shemesh: Story about a power struggle between a captive soldier of Indian origin and an Ashkenazi soldier who ...

    • Date: 2009
  • Film, Video

    ha-Mashgiḥim God's neighbors. Catalog Record Only

    "Leading a brigade of Orthodox watchdogs, Avi (an award-winning performance by Roy Assaf) and his testosterone-fueled cronies take it upon themselves to patrol the streets of coastal Bat Yam. Although under the tutelage of a charismatic rabbi (Gili Shushan), their behavior -- berating immodestly clothed women, harassing store owners who do not observe Shabbat, and bloodying Arabs that stray onto their turf -- is ...

    • Contributor: Yaesh, Meny - Assaf, Roy - Cohen, Moris - Friedman, Gal - Bizibi - Israel Film Fund - Transfax Film Productions - Third Ear (firm) - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2012
  • Film, Video

    ʻArutsim ḥashaʼiyim meḥir ha-shalom = Back door channels, the price for peace = Qanawāt sirrīyah, thaman al-salām. Catalog Record Only

    In English with Hebrew and Arabic subtitles. Includes interview with Leon Charney in Camp David. Script, Uri Djemal and Shane Koss; direcor, Harry Hunkele. Received: 2/25/2014 from Asian & Middle Eastern Division, Israel/Judaica Section; purchase LC Collection.

    • Contributor: Charney, Leon H. - Koss, Shane - Djemal, Uri - Hunkele, Harry - Israel and Judaica Section Video Collection (library of Congress)
    • Date: 2013