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Izkor: Slaves of Memory
 
 

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IZKOR: SLAVES OF MEMORY


Directed by | Eyal Sivan

Genre documentary  |  Length: 97mins  |  Year of production: 1990


Dealing with the period of the spring cycle of religious and secular holidays and memorials in Israel and the relationship between collective memory and cultural identity, the film invites the viewer into a world where remembrance and forgetting are deeply politicised acts integral to national and societal cohesion. Due to its implied criticism of the Israeli educational establishment, the Ministry of Education and Culture still forbids public screenings in Israel of this profound and rarely seen film.

“We are at the end of the era of ideologies, and only Zionism still embraces collective thinking. All kinds of collective thinking are totalitarian” – Director, Eyal Sivan.