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Directed by | Simone Bitton

Genre documentary  |  Length: 100mins  |  Year of production: 2009

Simone Bitton (Wall, Citizen Bishara) has crafted a dispassionate but devastating essay investigating the circumstances of Rachel Corrie�s death. Rachel looks to capture the spirit of Corrie�s youth and her political commitment, while delivering a rigorous excavation into the killing of the US peace activist and International Solidarity Movement member in Gaza in 2003. A few weeks after her death, an internal inquiry by Israeli military police quietly concluded that Corrie had died in an accident. Bitton�s stirring film moves between this �official� version of events and the testimony of soldiers, witnesses, and fellow activists, as well as that of Corrie�s family and friends, and her own voice, recorded in a journal.