Documentary, 1h06, 2016
Director: Shimon Dotan
Since the decisive victory of Israel during the Six-Day War in 1967, hundreds of thousand Israeli citizens settled down in the occupied territories of the West Bank.Benefiting from an unprecedented access with the pioneers of the movement of colonization and from the current, religious and secular colonists, The Settlers is an in-depth exploration of these communities, which take hostage the sociopolitical future of Israel and Palestine today.
Diffuseurs: ARTE France, YES DOCU, NDR, BR, HR, Radio Canada, AB Thématiques, RTS, NRK, VPRO, SVT, DR.
Awards and festivals:
2016 Sundance Film Festival, World Documentary Competition section - Luxembourg City Film Festival - DocAviv Film Festival (Special Mention) - Biografilm Festival - Sheffield Doc/Fest (Special Mention) - New York Film Festival - Festival du nouveau cinéma de Montréal - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam.
In coproduction with Talisma Productions (Israel) and Filmoption International (Canada). Coproduced by ARTE France, YES DOCU, NDR, BR, HR. With the support of CNC, Creative Europe MEDIA, Région Ile-de-France, Procirep Angoa, New Fund for Cinema and TV, Sundance Documentary Film Program, Hartley Film Foundation, Catapult Film Fund, J.S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation.
World sales: CINEPHIL, Philippa Kowarsky.