Sunday, January 27, 2013

The Arabs in Israeli "liberal" films

"But Aluf Benn, the editor of Haaretz, wrote in a recent column that the film is “convenient for the Shin Bet,” painting its chiefs as victims of the political leadership and going light on their own bending of the law. Palestinians, Mr. Benn complained, “are depicted in the film as stereotypes: an Arab and a donkey in black and white, youths throwing stones, a screaming mob running behind an ambulance.”"