Route 181: Fragments of a Journey in Palestine-Israel (2004)

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Route 181: Fragments of a Journey in Palestine-Israel (2004)

Route 181: Fragments of a Journey in Palestine-Israel (2004)
DVDRip | AVI | 576x352 | XviD @ ~1000 Kbps | 276 min | 2,03 Gb
Audio: العربية AC3 5.1 @ 448 Kbps | Subs: English (srt)
Genre: Documentary

Directors: Michel Khleifi, Eyal Sivan
Writers: Michel Khleifi, Eyal Sivan
Stars: Michel Khleifi, Eyal Sivan

Walls continue to be raised, barbed-wires laid down, new borders succeeding those already present in the collective unconscious of both peoples. What can cinema do before a situation so desperately devoid of hope? Sivan and Khleifi, faced with the tragic torments shaking their societies, come together in a sort of filmic act of faith. They believe that the only "realistic" solution rests in the prospect of a binational state where citizens share equal rights and duties for peaceful coexistence.


Michel Khleifi was born in Nazareth in 1950. In 1970 he traveled to Belgium where he studied television and theatre directing. Considered the founder of modern Palestinian cinema, Khleifi produced and directed several full-length features and documentaries for international release and broadcast. His previous documentary feature, Fertile Memory (1980), was the first Palestinian film to be shown at the Cannes FF and was a groundbreaking work, both on a political and aesthetic level, treating the struggle for women's freedom and emancipation, across the generations and under occupation, in a haunting lyrical style that became all his own.

Eyal Sivan was born in Haifa in 1964 and grew up in Jerusalem. He is a documentary filmmaker and theoretician based in Paris. After exercising as a professional photographer in Tel-Aviv, he leaves Israel in 1985 and settled in Paris. Since he is sharing is time between Europe and Israel. Known for his controversial films, Sivan directed more than 10 worldwide awarded political documentaries and produced many others.
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Route 181: Fragments of a Journey in Palestine-Israel (2004)

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