Tue Nov 20, 2012, 09:50 PM
TomClash (11,290 posts)
The Top 10 Documentaries about the Israel-Palestine Conflict
5. The Israeli Lobby (2007)
Best American Political Analysis
Is the pro-Israel lobby so strong, financially and politically, that the U.S. relationship with Israel is taboo and therefore unmentionable? And what happens to those who dare expose the unmentionable? In March 2006 the American political scientists John Mearsheimer (University of Chicago) and Steve Walt (Harvard) published the controversial article 'The Israel Lobby and US foreign policy'.
3. Life in Occupied Palestine (2009)
Best Jewish American perspective
Anna Baltzer, a Jewish American, gives her eyewitness perspectives on average citizens living in occupied Palestine. Baltzer spent 5 months in the West Bank working with the International Women's Peace Service. Her presentation highlights how the Israeli government's policies have drastically and negatively affected normal Palestinian life, and how this perspective has been omitted from most news.
2. Peace, Propaganda And The Promised Land (2004)
Best Mass Media Analysis
Provides a striking comparison of U.S. and international media coverage of the crisis in the Middle East, zeroing in on how structural distortions in U.S. coverage have reinforced false perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This pivotal documentary exposes how the foreign policy interests of American political elites--oil, and a need to have a secure military base in the region, among...
1. With God on Our Side (2010)
Best introduction, American Religious Perspective and Hope for Reconciliation
With God On Our Side takes a look at the theology of Christian Zionism, which teaches that because the Jews are Godís chosen people, they have a divine right to the land of Israel. Aspects of this belief system lead some Christians in the West to give uncritical support
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