WALTZ WITH BASHIR (Ari Folman, 2008)

Israel’s 1982 Lebanon war included the massacres of Palestinian civilians in refugee camps at Sabra and Shatila. Phalangists, Lebanese Christian militants, committed these atrocities, but with Israeli Defense Minister Ariel Sharon’s heads-up. Under orders, then-soldier Ari Folman, writer-director-star of Vals Im Bashir, set off flares that in turn set the Phalangists to their murderous task. […]