The Gatekeepers

  • The Gatekeepers

Documentary, 1h35, 2012

Director: Dror Moreh

Synopsis:

Nominated for The 2013 Oscars. The Shin Bet is the Intelligence Agency charged with defending Israel against terrorism. For the last thirty years, only six men have led the organization. They have never been interviewed... until this film.These six men individually and as a group have come to reconsider their hard-line positions and advocate a conciliatory approach toward their enemies based on a two-state solution.

Awards & festivals: 

Duo tv award at the 21 Trophées Le Film Francais 2014. Ophir Awards for Best Film for the best documentary. Cinema for Peace prize at the Berlin International Film Festival 2013| LA Film Critics Association Award 2012 | National Board of Review Award 2012 | New York Film Critics Circle Award 2012 | Nominated for PGA Awards 2013| International Film Festival and Forum for Human Rights Geneva 2013 | Jerusalem Film Festival 2012| Toronto International Film Festival 2012 | Telluride Film Festival 2012| New York Film Festival 2012 | IDFA 2012 | Sundance 2013 | Special Mention at FIPA 2013 | Helsinki International Film Festival 2013 | Mooov Festival 2013 |Israeli Cinema Festival Paris & Montréal 2013 | Docville 2013| Documenta Madrid 2013 | Regard Israeli Cinema Marseille 2013 | Sheffield Doc Fest 2013 | Encounters FF 2013.

Partners: 

Cinephil, Dror Moreh Production (Israel), Mac Guff, Wild Heart Production (Belgium), CNC, Programme Media, Région Ile-de-France, Procirep-Angoa, Rabinovitch Fund.World sales: Cinephil. Distributor: Sony Pictures Classics (North America).