The Lab

Israel / Belgium / France 2013, 60 min, Hebrew, English subtitles

Since 9/11, the Israeli arms industry is doing bigger business than ever before. Large Israeli companies develop methods and test the vessels of future warfare, which are then sold worldwide by private Israeli agents. At the same time Israeli theoreticians explain to various foreign countries how to defeat civil and para-military resistance according to the extensive Israeli experience.
The film reveals The Lab, which has transformed the Israeli military occupation of Gaza and the West Bank from a burden to a marketable, highly profitable asset.

The Lab website

Director & Script: Yotam Feldman
Production: Yoav Roeh, Aurit Zamir, Co-producers: Serge Kestemont, Frank Eskenazi
Production Company: Gum Films, Co-production Companies: Luna Blue Film, The Factory
Editing: Tal Shefi, Ron Goldman
Cinematography: Philippe Bellaiche
Print Source: Cinephil, 18 Levontin St. Tel Aviv 6511207 Israel (
  • Fri 3/5 11:30, Cinemateque 3with the filmmaker
  • Fri 10/5 12:00, Cinemateque 4with the filmmaker
  • Fri 10/5 12:00, Cinemateque 5

Director CV

יותם פלדמן נולד בתל אביב, עבד בעשור הראשון של שנות האלפיים כעיתונאי חוקר במוסף "הארץ" וכתב בין היתר על המדיניות הצבאית הישראלית, פליטים ונושאי תרבות. למד פילוסופיה באוניברסיטת תל אביב. "המעבדה" הוא סרטון הראשון.

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