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Defamation / Cinephil, Knut Ogris Films, Reveal Productions Inc, S.F. Film Production present ; director and cinematographer, Yoav Shamir ; producers, Karoline Leth, Philippa Kowarsky, Knut Ogris, Sandra Itkoff.

Shamir, Yoav. (Director, Cinematographer).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 91 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : First Run Films : 2009.

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Restrictions on Access Note:
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Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Yoav Shamir.
Participant or Performer Note:
Participants: Yoav Shamir, Abraham Foxman, Arieh O'Sullivan, Barbara B. Balser, Elka Ben Ze'ev, Norman Finkelstein.
Summary, etc.:
Intent on shaking up the ultimate 'sacred cow' for Jews, Israeli director Yoav Shamir embarks on a provocative - and at times irreverent - quest to answer the question, "What is anti-Semitism today?" Does it remain a dangerous and immediate threat? Or is it a scare tactic used by right-wing Zionists to discredit their critics? Speaking with an array of people from across the political spectrum (including the head of the Anti-Defamation League and its fiercest critic, author Norman Finkelstein) and traveling to places like Auschwitz (alongside Israeli school kids) and Brooklyn (to explore reports of violence against Jews), Shamir discovers the realities of anti-Semitism today. His findings are shocking, enlightening and - surprisingly - often wryly funny.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Antisemitism.
Jews > Social conditions.

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