DISENGAGEMENT (Amos Gitaï, 2007)

Désengagement culminates in Israel’s 2005 eviction of Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip, the “Palestinian territories” that (following Egypt) Israel had occupied since the 1967 Six-Day War. (Israel’s evacuation was unilateral, that is, without any quid pro quo with Palestinian groups.) This stunning, gut-wrenching film concludes Amos Gitaï’s Border Trilogy (Promised Land, 2004; Free Zone, […]