Holy Land
A Nonpartisan Observer's Year in the West Bank

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Joseph

A masterful non-partisan view of what's going on on the ground in Israel. A must see for anyone who is interested in learning more abut the Arab-Israeli situation.

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Peter

If you are on a college campus where there is heated debate about the Palestine-Israel conflict, you are the prime audience for this film.

I made "Holy Land" to engage people on ALL sides of the issue. BDS activists. Mainstream Hillel. And the cynical or apathetic. It's a film that ...Read more

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