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About Executing Eichmann

In 1961, Adolf Eichmann was sentenced to death for crimes against the Jewish people and against humanity. While this judgment was met with consensus on a national level, some spoke out against it.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 60 minutes

Advocate

Lea Tsemel, an Israeli-Jewish lawyer who has represented Palestinian political prisoners for nearly 50 years, pushes the praxis of a human rights defender to its limits

GOOD DOCS | 2019 | 108 minutes

Afghanistan 1979: The War That Changed the World

The Soviet troops' intervention in Afghanistan was a pivotal event in the history of the 20th century. It launched Bin Laden and Al Qaeda.

Icarus Films | 2014 | 52 minutes

Against My Will

The stories of three women who took refuge at the Dastak women's shelter in Pakistan, founded to help women fleeing abusive and murderous families.

Icarus Films | 2002 | 50 minutes

Al Helm

An African American gospel choir goes to Palestine to sing in a Palestinian play about Martin Luther King, Jr. They become witnesses to life under occupation and a non-violent movement for justice.

Clarity Films | 2014 | 92 minutes

Al Jazeera

A behind-the-scenes look at Al Jazeera, the most important television news channel in the Arab world. ** Viewer's Choice, 2003 Middle East Studies Association FilmFest **

Icarus Films | 2002 | 52 minutes

All Restrictions End

Reflections on Islam and clothing, Iranian cinema, Persian painting and more characterize this thought-provoking artistic documentary.

Icarus Films | 2009 | 35 minutes

And There Was Israel

An accessible, clearly argued essay on how Israel came to be.

Icarus Films | 2018 | 52 minutes

Baghdad Twist

A "visual memoir" blending photos, archival footage and Super-8 home movies of the filmmaker's Jewish family in Iraq until their departure for a new home in Canada in 1970.

Icarus Films | 2008 | 34 minutes

A Baptism of Fire

A new generation of freelance photographers flies low-cost to war zones on their own dime in the hope of selling images to printed media or websites.

Icarus Films | 2015 | 52 minutes