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The Law in These Parts

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PBS Premiere: August 19, 2013


In The Law in These Parts, acclaimed Israeli filmmaker Ra'anan Alexandrowicz has pulled off a tour-de-force examination of the system of military administration used by Israel since the Six Day War of 1967 — featuring the system's leading creators. In a series of thoughtful and candid interviews, Israeli judges, prosecutors and legal advisers, who helped devise the occupation's legal framework, paint a complex picture of the Middle East conflict and the balance among political interests, security and human rights that has come with it. Winner, World Cinema Jury Prize: Documentary, 2012 Sundance Film Festival.

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The Law in These Parts (90 min.)

Premiere Date: August 19, 2013

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Filmmakers: Ra'anan Alexandrowicz, Liran Atzmor Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Press Release | Fact Sheet | Critical Acclaim


Ra'anan Alexandrowicz
Ra'anan Alexandrowicz
Liran Atzmor
Liran Atzmor

Critical Acclaim

The Law in These Parts more than accomplishes its goal of provoking a discussion about imposing laws on people who have no say in making them."

— Farran Smith Nehme, The New York Post

Compelling and provocative...a brilliantly complex film."

— Kenneth Turran, The Los Angeles Times

By keeping its focus admirably tight, the sober and sobering Israeli documentary The Law in These Part presents a devastating case against the occupation of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip."

— Rachel Saltz, The New York Times

It plays out like a riveting session in court."

— David Lewis, San Francisco Chronicle

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