'Gatekeepers' receives Cinema for Peace initiative award

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February 10, 2013 07:24

 
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The Gatekeepers received the award for most important documentary film of 2012 by The Cinema for Peace initiative on Saturday night at the Cinema for Peace Gala in Berlin.

The annual Cinema for Peace Awards attempts to communicate humanitarian, political and social issues through the medium of film.

The Gatekeepers, directed by Dror Moreh, consists of extensive and rare interviews with the six surviving former heads of the Shin Bet (the General Security Services) in Israel: Ami Ayalon, Avi Dichter, Yuval Diskin, Carmi Gillon, Ya’acov Peri and Avraham Shalom.

The film won "Most Valuable Documentary of the Year."

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