Thu, 11. Jul 2024, 20:00-22:00 The Settlers | Ha’mitnakhalim Öffentliche Filmvorführung im Rahmen der Sommeruniversität 2024

Regie: Shimon Dotan | Frankreich/Kanada/Israel 2016 | Dokumentarfilm | 114 Min, Englisch, Hebräisch/Arabisch. mit engl. Untertiteln Following Israel’s decisive victory in 1967’s Six-Day War, hundreds of thousands of Israeli citizens have settled the occupied territories of the West Bank. Filmmaker Shimon Dotan benefits from an unprecedented access to the pioneers of the colonization movement and to both religious and secular colonists. The Settlers is an in-depth exploration of these communities that have taken hostage of the socio-political future of Israel and Palestine today. Shimon Dotan, a Fellow of the New York Institute of the Humanities, is an award-winning filmmaker with thirteen feature films to his credit. His films have been the recipients of the Silver Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival (The Smile of the Lamb), numerous Israeli Academy Awards, including Best Film and Best Director (Repeat Dive; The Smile of the Lamb), Best Film at the Newport Beach Film Festival (You Can Thank Me Later) and the Special Jury Prize at Sundance (Hot House). Dotan is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship Award and of a Cullman Fellowship for scholars and writers at the New York Public Library. He has taught filmmaking and film studies at Tel Aviv University in Israel and at Concordia University in Montreal. Since 2003 he is teaching at NYU and at New School University. “The Settlers is one of the first close-up views of the motives and personalities in a group that rarely opens up to outsiders.” NY Times ” … a compelling, must see, tour de force outline of the Israeli Settlement issue fueling the last 50 years of Middle East conflicts.” Michael Berkowitz, The Hujfngton Post “Everyone who cares about Israel should see Shimon Dotan’s ‘The Settlers’.” Hannah Brown, The Jerusalem Post Eine öffentliche Filmvorführung im Rahmen der Sommeruniversität für jüdische Studien 2024  zum Thema „Eifer. Zeloten, Fundamentalisten und andere Ultras“ vom 7. bis 12. Juli 2024  

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Schweizer Str. 21, 6845 Hohenems
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