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Death in the Terminal

  • Israel
  • Documentary
  • 2016
  • 52 min.
  • Director(s): Tali Shemesh, Asaf Sudry
  • Producer(s): Tali Shemesh, Asaf Sudry, Alma Har'el

Synopsis

A terrorist attack at an Israeli bus terminal in 2015 provides the basis of this award-winning documentary. But be warned: Not all is what it seems. Incorporating security video, mobile phone footage and eyewitnesses testimonies, the film will cause you to question how people interpret the world around them, and the costs of their underlying biases.

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Credits

Director(s)

Tali Shemesh, Asaf Sudry

Producer(s)

Tali Shemesh, Asaf Sudry, Alma Har'el

Executive Producer(s)

Mark Boal, Megan Ellison

Script

Tali Shemesh, Asaf Sudry

Cinematography

Asaf Sudry

Editor

Daniel Sivan

Original Music

Tomer Yosef, Tom Darom

Original Language

Hebrew

Subtitles

English

Produced with the help of

New Israeli Film & Television Fund

Broadcaster

Yesdocu

Festival Highlights

  • Winner

    Best Mid-Length Film
    IDFA
    2016
  • Winner

    Best Mid-Length Film
    Hot Docs International Film Festival
    2016

Izmir Human Rights Film Festival , Turkey , 2019

IDFA , Holland , School Program , 2016

Hot Docs , Canada , 2016

Reviews

  • Directors Tali Shemesh and Asaf Sudry immerse viewers in a situation that's both horrifying and harrowing - and revealing about human nature in times of extreme crisis.
    Sarah Ward, "Concrete Playground"
  • [The] best film of 2017.
    Glenn Dunks, "Film Experience"

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