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  • NIF Film Club: Presenting Princess Shaw

    18 June 2020

    The true story of the incredible Princess Shaw, an amateur YouTube performer from New Orleans, and the enigmatic Israeli composer Kutiman, who discovers her from the other side of the world.

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  • NIF Film Club: Advocate

    9 June 2020

    Lea Tsemel defends Palestinians: from feminists to fundamentalists, from non-violent demonstrators to armed militants. Advocate follows Tsemel’s caseload in real-time. Watch the post-film discussion with director Rachel Leah Jones.

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  • Heeding the Call for Racial Justice

    4 June 2020

    Communities of color are mobilizing to demand justice for George Floyd and to end racial discrimination and police brutality. It’s our job to listen – and to join.

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  • NIF Film Club: Incitement

    2 June 2020

    In September 1993, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin announces the Oslo Accords and Yigal Amir, a law student and a devoted Orthodox Jew, sees only one way forward. Watch the post-film discussion with director Yaron Zilberman.

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  • NIF Film Club: Unsettling

    26 May 2020

    In Unsettling, Iris Zaki enters the heart of Tekoa, an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, and sits down to talk to the locals. Watch the post-film discussion with director Iris Zaki

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  • The Double Test for Israel’s Emergency Government

    21 May 2020

    The moral test of any society is how it treats its most vulnerable members. In this moment of crisis, this new government will have another test as well: whether it will preserve or forsake Israel’s democratic foundations.

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  • NIF Film Club: Dimona Twist

    19 May 2020

    Dimona Twist shares the stories of seven North African and Polish women who experienced immigration, poverty, the difficulties of adjusting to a new home, and created rich and meaningful lives during their first 15 years in Dimona. Watch the post-film discussion with director Michal Aviad.

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  • NIF Film Club: In Between

    12 May 2020

    Maysaloun Hamoud’s remarkable debut feature follows Palestinian women who share an apartment in Tel Aviv. Away from the constraints of their families and tradition, they find themselves “in between” the free and unfettered lives they are aspiring to lead and the restrictions still imposed on them by society. Watch the post-film discussion with director Maysaloun Hamoud.

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