Director Chris Weitz and scriptwriter Matthew Ortontell the story of the Israeli capture of the Nazi who prompted writer Hannah Arendt’s controversial phrase “the banality of evil.” As played by Sir Ben Kingsley, Adolf Eichmann is more than the faceless bureaucrat devoid of ideology she had depicted, he is part of the unrepentant Nazi community …
Look for this terrific film set in Jerusalem. Click on the image to read my entire review.
When a Gospel choir & the author of a play about Martin Luther King travel to Palestine to join with nonviolent Palestinians to produce the play they are surprised by what they discover is going on in the occupied land.
Amos Oz tells the story of his boyhood with his troubled parents just before & after the birth of Israel, his depressed but talented mother passing on to him the gift of story telling before her suicide.
An Israeli woman seeking her freedom from a stifling marriage runs up against an ancient patriarchal system when she sues for a divorce in a court of rabbis.
The Exodus story of Moses leading his people from Egypt to freedom & the receiving the 10 Commandments is told almost entirely devoid of religious meaning.