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Checkpoint

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 20 min.
  • Genres: Culture & Society, Military & War, Politics & Government, Social Issues
  • Director:Yoav Shamir

Synopsis

An ambulance is stopped, and the sick people inside brought out to explain their ailments. A mother is separated from her very young children. Young Palestinians laugh and throw snowballs at Israeli soldiers, who jovially respond in kind. One Israeli soldier harasses a pretty Palestinian girl. Another refers to the Arabs as "animals," and suggests the documentary crew is making a film for the Discovery Channel. Palestinians wait in the pouring rain while an Israeli soldier eats his lunch. Another young...more

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