The Resource States of UnBelonging - An Israeli Woman Explores Violence in the Middle East

States of UnBelonging - An Israeli Woman Explores Violence in the Middle East

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States of UnBelonging - An Israeli Woman Explores Violence in the Middle East
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States of UnBelonging - An Israeli Woman Explores Violence in the Middle East
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Language
eng
Summary
Portrait of Israeli woman filmmaker explores violence in the Middle East. The core of this haunting meditation on war, land, the Bible, and filmmaking is a portrait of Revital Ohayon, an Israeli filmmaker and mother killed on a kibbutz near the West Bank. Director Lynne Sachs' journey to discover Revital life and death results in a cine-essay on violence, identity, crisis in the Middle East and motherhood. Avoiding easy political polarizations, the film is structured around an exchange of letters between Sachs and her Israeli friend Nir Zats. Together, they reveal Revital's story through her films, news reports, and interviews, culminating in heartbreaking footage of children discussing the violence they've witnessed and an unforgettable visit with Ohayon's grieving family. Without taking sides or casting blame, "States of UnBelonging" becomes a cine-essay on fear and filmmaking, tragedy and transformation, violence and the land of Israel/Palestine.. “What separates each of us from the other? Director Lynne Sachs explores this complex question and others in her haunting new film States of Unbelonging?a beautiful poetic journey that searches for how one person understands another across cultural, historical and political divides. The two people in question are Sachs herself and Revital Ohayon, an Israeli filmmaker killed by terrorists. Like Sachs, Ohayon was a mother, a filmmaker, a teacher and a Jew. Though she never met Ohayon, Sachs examines the onslaught of modern media that united both artists, mediated through the letters, messages and phone calls exchanged with Israeli friend, Nir Zats.” Fernando F. Croce, Cinequest: San Jose Film Festival. “At a time when conflicts scar the globe, this visually arresting film attests to the complex process of ?accompanying? a stranger in her death. Drawing on the Bible, Allen Ginsberg's poetry, and interviews, the film is a search for a person beyond reach, a meditation on things one cannot know, a moving kaddish for uncertain, dangerous times.” Kathy Geritz, Film Curator, Pacific Film Archive, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum
Cataloging source
VDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Canyon Cinema Foundation in 2005
Language note
In English
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Canyon Cinema Foundation (Firm)
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
63
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Documentary-style films
  • Sociology
Technique
live action
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States of UnBelonging - An Israeli Woman Explores Violence in the Middle East
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  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (64 minutes):
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unknown
Form of item
online
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1219250
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956907461
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1219250
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
States of UnBelonging - An Israeli Woman Explores Violence in the Middle East
Link
Publication
Note
  • In Process Record
  • Title from title frames
  • Film
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
carrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (streaming video file) (64 minutes):
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound
Publisher number
1219250
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (OCoLC)956907461
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1219250
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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