New York Jewish Film Festival 2013



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Ha-shoter | Nadav Lapid, 2011
Israel | Hebrew with English Subtitles | 112 minutes

A winner of three prizes at the Jerusalem Film Festival and a special jury prize at Locarno, this stunning first feature hinges on the intertwined machinations of an elite anti-terrorist police unit and a group of wealthy young anarchists on a collision course with each other. Provocative and highly topical, Policeman captures the flashpoints in Israeli society between the haves and have-nots, contrasting opposing societal forces and finally pitting them against each other in a narrative that’s both thrilling drama and heavy with portent.

Series: New York Jewish Film Festival 2013

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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