Israel 2021, 62 min, Hebrew, English subtitles

The film presents fascist ideologies since the beginning of the 20th Century. The actor/presenter of Maurice Barrés argues against foreign labor on the Tel Aviv beach. Mussolini in a gym. Jose Antonio Primo de Rivera in a bookshop. Carl Schmitt at court. Abba Ahimeir and Itamar Ben-Avi in a public library. Gudrun Streiter recalls her love affair with an SA Stormtrooper with Hitler and Himmler on a bench in a park. Three Rabbis from the Yitzhar Settlement on the West Bank: Shapira, Ginzburg and Elitzur have recently ruled that “there is a reason to kill a child if it is clear that it will grow to harm us” (Torat Hamelekh, 2009, pg. 207). They too appear and discuss their interpretation of Divine commands on a park bench.

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Screening Schedule:
  • Thu 08.07 | 19:15 | Venue Cinematheque 1 | Filmmaker Present | Q&A after the screening, with filmmaker Igal Bursztyn and Naama Sheffi, moderated by Dan Muggia
  • Watch online | The film will be available from July 1st until July 31st

Igal Bursztyn. Professor emeritus at the Film Dept., Tel-Aviv University.
Among his films: Leibovitz in Ma'a lot (1980), Ethics V (1992), Letters to Felice (1993), Everlasting Joy (1997), Zimzum (2005), Out of the Blue (2007), Orphans of the Revolution (2015) .

Production: Igal Bursztyn, Ruta Cohen
Cinematography: igal bursztyn
Sound Design: Shahaf Wagshall
Music: Charles Ives

Supporters & Broadcasters: Makor Foundation for Israeli Films

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