Sheffield Doc/Fest 2021

UK Premiere: The First 54 Years: An Abbreviated Manual For Military Occupation

+ pre-recorded Q&A

An essential account of the 54-year Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories.

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France 2021
Dir Avi Mograbi
110min
Digital
English and Hebrew (with EST)

The Israeli military occupation of the Palestinian territories has lasted 54 years, and there is seemingly no end in sight. Working with testimonies given by soldiers in the Israeli army, Avi Mograbi provides insights on how a colonialist occupation functions, using Israel’s occupation of the Palestinian territories of the West Bank and Gaza Strip as a case study.

Tickets: £12.50, concs £10.20 (BFI Members pay £2 less). On sale to BFI Patrons and Champions Tue 18 May 11:30, to BFI Members Tue 18 May 12:30 and to the public from Wed 19 May 11:30.