Saturday, November 19

Premieres ArchiveSpecial Events ArchiveBoston Jewish Film Festival 2016

The Settlers

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Massachusetts Premiere!

(2016, France/Canada/Israel) Director Shimon Dotan [106 min]
In this documentary that is sweeping Jewish and non-Jewish festivals alike, Shimon Dotan examines the history and current state of Israel’s controversial settlements, through personal interviews with settlers, Palestinian neighbors, and Israeli leaders.
Screened at the Sundance Film Festival, 2015 and the New York Film Festival, 2016
Nominated for an Ophir (Israeli Academy) Award for Best Documentary, 2016

Screening to be followed by a conversation.