Rabin the Last Day
Thursday November 3, 2016
Amos Gitai, famous Israeli director of Kippur and Kaddosh, explores the dynamics of Israeli politics leading up to the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. The "frighteningly relevant and insightful re-creation of the days leading up to (Rabin's) murder is a sophisticated analysis of the ways and means of extremist actions within a democracy." (Film-Forward.com) 'Frequently horrifying and never less than absorbing" (RodgerEbert.com). The film includes the perspectives on Rabin and his critics from Shimon Peres.
Awards: Won awards at the Munich, Seville and Venice film festivals.
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