Survival 1967 (1968)

70 mins | Documentary | 1968

Director:

Jules Dassin

Writer:

Irwin Shaw

Producers:

Jules Dassin, Irwin Shaw

Cinematographers:

Christian Darraux, Daniel Vogel

Production Companies:

Jules Dassin, Irwin Shaw
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HISTORY

Filmed on location in Israel. Also reviewed as Survival ... More Less

Filmed on location in Israel. Also reviewed as Survival . More Less

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Alternate Title:
Survival
Premiere Information:
New York opening: 11 June 1968
Physical Properties:
Sound
Color
Duration(in mins):
70
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

Following the Six-Day War in 1967, this documentary was made to show part of the story of Israel's existence. There is little actual footage of the war, but much is seen of its aftermath, including the physical remains of war, the human story of the refugees, and Jews returning to the Western Wall. Interviews are held with David Ben-Gurion, Moshe Dayan, and Levi Eshkol. Talks with the faculty and students of Chaim Weizman University are shown. The growth of Israel in the past and its hopes and questions about peace in the future end the ... +


Following the Six-Day War in 1967, this documentary was made to show part of the story of Israel's existence. There is little actual footage of the war, but much is seen of its aftermath, including the physical remains of war, the human story of the refugees, and Jews returning to the Western Wall. Interviews are held with David Ben-Gurion, Moshe Dayan, and Levi Eshkol. Talks with the faculty and students of Chaim Weizman University are shown. The growth of Israel in the past and its hopes and questions about peace in the future end the film. +

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