Zionism in the cinema

The War of 1948 as seen in Otto Preminger’s "Exodus", Amos Gitaï’s "Kedma" and Elie Chouraki’s "O Jerusalem !"



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mardi 27 février 2007
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Zionism in the Cinema -1

The War of 1948 as seen in Otto Preminger’s Exodus, Amos Gitaï’s Kedma and Elie Chouraki’s O Jerusalem !
The slogan “never again”, as used in relation to the Nazi genocides during the Second World War, and those which have succeeded, seems empty when we consider the ethnic cleansing carried out in (...)

mardi 27 février 2007
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Zionism in the Cinema -2

The War of 1948 as seen in Otto Preminger’s Exodus, Amos Gitaï’s Kedma and Elie Chouraki’s O Jerusalem !
The contrast between the ethnic stereotyping exhibited in Exodus and the portrayal of characters in Amos Gitaï’s Kedma could not be greater. In Kedma, there is no discussion of strategy or (...)

mardi 27 février 2007
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Zionism in the Cinema -3

The War of 1948 as seen in Otto Preminger’s Exodus, Amos Gitaï’s Kedma and Elie Chouraki’s O Jerusalem !
Representations of leadership in Exodus were carefully contrived to create support, in the United States and elsewhere for the State of Israel. It is for this reason that the plots and (...)