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The Struggle for Peace: Israelis & Palestinians
Directed by Steven Talley
Produced by Elizabeth Fernea
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film stillTHE STRUGGLE FOR PEACE introduces grassroots organizations with very different perspectives on how to bring about a peaceful settlement to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.

As the video introduces such groups as "Women in Black," made up of Palestinians and Israelis who held weekly vigils in twenty locations to protest Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, one of the many Israeli soldiers who risked imprisonment by refusing to serve in the Occupied Territories states that "The purpose of the Israeli Defense Forces is supposed to be to defend our nation, not to oppress others."

As Israelis and Palestinians warily begin their new coexistence, THE STRUGGLE FOR PEACE reveals a land which had long been working for peace.

"Informative, accurate, and provocative of discussion. Highly recommended."- Middle East Studies Association Bulletin

"A major breakthrough in presenting a humane and reasoned perspective on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict..."- Middle East Report

Honorable Mention, 1993 American Film & Video Festival

57 minutes / Color
Release: 1991
Copyright: 1991

For colleges, universities, government agencies, hospitals and corporations

This DVD is sold with a license for institutional use and Public Performance rights.

Study guide available

Subject areas:
Conflict Resolution, Human Rights, Israel, Middle East, Multi-Cultural Studies, Sociology

Related Links:
The Films of Elizabeth Fernea

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