Gershman Y
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Philadelphia, PA 19147

Tuesday, April 11, 2000, 8:00 pm
Riveting documentary which zooms in on the multiple borders Israel shares with Syria, the Palestinian Authority, and Lebanon. From the plight of a Druze bride to war torn Southern Lebanon, the film reveals the tumultuous lives of the people living on the edges.
Country: Israel
Release Date: 1999
Time: 56 minutes
Genre: Documentary, Historical
Language: Hebrew, Arabic with English Subtitles
Director: Nurit Kedar
Topics: Arab Israelis, Israeli Druzes
Guest Speaker: Dan Ashbel, Consul General of Israel Dan Ashbel is a retired Israeli Ambassador. In 1975 Ashbel joined Israel's diplomatic Service, and in 1978 became First Secretary for Press and Cultural Affairs at the embassy of Israel in Bonn, Germany. in 1998 he served as a Press Counselor at the Israeli embassy to the United Kingdom in London. During that period he participated in the 1991 Madrid Peace Conference. Ashbel was the Political Advisor to the Knesset (Israel's Parliament). From September 2011 to April 2016 Dan Ashbel served as Israel's Ambassador to Finland and Estonia.
Guest Speaker: Ian Lustick, Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania Dr. Ian Lustick is an American political scientist and specialist on the modern history and politics of the Middle East. He is a founder and past president of the Association for Israel Studies and past president of the American Political Science Association Politics and History Section. Lustick completed his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley in 1976 with a dissertation titled Arabs in the Jewish State: A Study in the Effective Control of a Minority Population. He is the Bess W. Heyman Professor of Political science at the University of Pennsylvania.
Nominated for Best Documetary, Jerusalem Film Festival 1999