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Followed by a Q&A with Dr Paula Karbalo and Malcolm Stewart

Attending this event

Dr Paula Karbalo

Malcolm Stewart

Films screening at this event

Ben-Gurion, Epilogue

original title
בן גוריון, אפילוג
Director
Yariv Mozer
Country
France, Germany, Israel
Year
2016
Duration
70 min

“A wistful ode to a lost generation of leaders who viewed simplicity as a virtue even as they strove for giant goals.”
The New York Times

Based on a rare interview with David Ben-Gurion in 1968, this fascinating documentary offers a glimpse into the private life of one of the most important statesmen of the 20th century. Conducted five years after he resigned from public life, Ben-Gurion looks back at his youth and time in office, contemplates the future of Israel following the 1967 War and explains why he believes peace is more important than land. Ben-Gurion, Epilogue looks beyond the iconic tufts of hair to reveal a thoughtful, modest and loving man.

Winner – Best Documentary – Ophir (Israeli Academy) Awards

Official Selection – Jerusalem International Film Festival 2016

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