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What's it called? The wanted 18 [electronic resource].
Who published it? [United States] : Kino Lorber : Made available through hoopla, 2014.
What's it like? 1 online resource (1 video file (ca. 75 min.)) : sd., col.
Access Digital content provided by hoopla.
Credits Directed by Amer Shomali.
Performers! Amer Shomali; voice cast, Alison Darcy, Hedi Foss, Rosann Nerenberg, Holly Uloth O'Brien ; interviewees, Jalal Oumsieh, Jad Ishad, Elias Rishmawi, Ayman Abu Al Zulof, Samira Shomali, Ghasan Andoni.
What's it about? Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared "a threat to the national security of the state of Israel." In response to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, a group of people from the town of Beit Sahour decide to buy 18 cows and produce their own milk as a co-operative. Their venture is so successful that the collective farm becomes a landmark, and the cows local celebrities- until the Israeli army takes note and declares that the farm is an illegal security threat. Consequently, the dairy is forced to go underground, the cows continuing to produce their "Intifada milk" with the Israeli army in relentless pursuit. Recreating the story of the "wanted 18" from the perspectives of the Beit Sahour activists, Israeli military officials, and the cows, Palestinian artist Amer Shomali and veteran Canadian director Paul Cowan create an enchanting, inspirational tribute to the ingenuity and power of grassroots activism.
Who'd like this? Not rated.
Special stuff to know! Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Helpful subjects! Palestinian Arabs -- West Bank.
Intifada, 1987-1993.
Food supply -- West Bank.
Dairy farming -- West Bank.
Local foods -- West Bank.
Consumption (Economics) -- West Bank.
Bayt Sr -- History -- 20th century.
It's a special thing! Streaming video.
More people who helped! Shomali, Amer, 1981- filmmaker.
Cowan, Paul, 1947- filmmaker, screenwriter.
Fichman, Ina, film producer.
Andoni, Saed, film producer.
Cloutier, Nathalie (Producer), film producer.
Loumède, Colette, film producer.
Arsenault, Myriam Elda, animator.
Charest, Benoît, composer.
hoopla digital.
Other titles to try! Wanted eighteen
Special numbers! MWT11584801
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