Ben Gurion, Epilogue

  • Israel, France
  • Documentary
  • 2016
  • 55 / 70 min.
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Ben Gurion, Epilogue

  • Israel, France
  • Documentary
  • 2016
  • 55 / 70 min.

Synopsis

The film brings to life a lost interview with of one of the modern history's greatest leaders, David Ben-Gurion. It is 1968, he is 82 and lives in the desert. Ben-Gurion's introspective soul-searching provides a surprising vision for crucial decisions Israel needs to make today. At the time of the global leadership crisis, the film also brings thought-provoking insights about the role of leaders in today's complex world.

Credits

Director(s)

Yariv Mozer

Producer(s)

Yariv Mozer, Yael Perlov, Patrick Winocour, Guigon Juliette

Script

Yariv Mozer

Editor

Yael Perlov

Original Music

John Keltonic

Subtitles

French, Spanish, English

Supported by

HOT 8, Arte France, NDR Germany, Société Radio-Canada, The Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts, Makor Foundation, Gesher Multicultural Film Fund, Avi Chai foundation, The Ben-Gurion Heritage Institute, The Ben-Gurion Research Institute for the Study of Israel and Zionism, The Jewish National Fund, Other Israel Film Fund, Copro Foundation

  • Winner

    Best Documentary
    Israeli Film and TV Academy Award
    2017

Festival Highlights

Doc Edge International Documentary Film Festival, New Zealand , 2018

Jewish Culture Festival, Krakow, Poland , 2018

Seattle Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2018

Miami Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2018

Vancouver Jewish Film Festival, Canada , 2017

Gold Coast International Film Festival, USA , 2017

National Center for Jewish Film's Annual Film Festival - Boston, USA , Opening Night Film , 2017

Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Canada , 2017

Film Forum New York, USA , 2017

Australia International Jewish Film Festival, Australia , 2017

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2017

Beldocs International Documentary Film Festival, Serbia , 2017

Los Angeles Israeli Film Festival, USA , Opening Night Film , 2017

Other Israel Film Festival, USA , 2017

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2017

Santa Barbara International Film Festival, USA , 2017

Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel , 2016

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  • A wistful ode to a lost generation of leaders who viewed simplicity as a virtue even as they strove for giant goals.
    Isabel Kershner, New York Times

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