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A Reel War: Shalal

  • Documentary

  • Country of Production: Israel

  • Year of Production: 2021

  • Length: 55 Minutes

  • Language: Hebrew, English, Arabic


Directed by: Karnit Mandel

Produced by: Karnit Mandel and Gil Sima

Written by: Karnit Mandel

Cinematography: Talia (Tulik) Galon

Edited by: Gideon Latzman


A filmmaker stumbles across film reels from a long-lost PLO archive seized by Israel in the 1982 Lebanon war. The deeper she digs, the more she comes into conflict with Israel’s defense apparatus, which denies possessing additional footage. Will she manage to wrestle back untold history, or will the reels forever remain buried?



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