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24 uninterrupted days of attacks. About 700 Palestinians killed and thirty Israeli soldiers killed. These are the figures of Israel’s latest military intervention in Palestine that threatens to become entrenched and that has forced the UN and the United States to react. A warlike conflict that has been causing victims for more than 60 years, that seems to have no sign of a solution, and that the cinema has portrayed on numerous occasions, especially in recent years.1 out of 10

‘Omar’ (Hany Abu-Assad, 2013)

Something like the story of Romeo and Juliet in the Gaza Strip, it tells the story of a young man who must dodge bullets almost daily to visit his beloved on the other side of the wall. The director of ‘Paradise Now’ repeated an Oscar nomination for a film whose realism without Manichaeism and his ability to portray all his characters without judging have been applauded.  2 out of 10

‘Inch’Allah’ (Anais Barbeau-Lavalette, 2012)

Anaïs Barbeau-Lavalette brings an international and foreign perspective to the conflict, telling us the story of a nurse who collaborates in a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank, and illustrating the obstacles that the Israeli army places on her to do her job.3 out of 10

‘A bottle in the sea of ​​Gaza’ (Thierry Binisti, 2011)

A hopeful drama, perhaps somewhat naive, that speaks of the possibility of reconciliation between the new Palestinian-Israeli generations. After the immolation of a Palestinian terrorist in the neighborhood where she lives, a young woman writes a letter to an imaginary Palestinian and throws it into the Gaza sea. Surprisingly, days later she receives an answer.4 out of 10

‘Ajami’ (Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani, 2009)

The film that represented Israel at the 2009 Oscars portrays life in Ajami, a neighborhood in the Israeli city of Jaffa that is a melting pot of cultures and in which Arab, Jewish and Christian citizens live together, not without tension. Two of its four side stories feature Palestinians.5 out of 10

‘The Lemon Trees’ (Eran Riklis, 2008)

Starting from the anecdotal to talk about a global wound. This is the strategy of this film, Audience Award at the Berlin Film Festival, which tells us the story of a Palestinian woman who is forced by the government to cut down her lemon grove when the Israeli Defense Minister decides to build a house opposite.6 out of 10

‘Munich’ (Steven Spielberg, 2005)

Spielberg angered the Zionist communities in the United States by portraying Operation Wrath of God, a revenge by Israel, through the Mossad, for the murders of the Black September Palestinian commando of several Israeli athletes during the 1972 Munich Olympics. To the director of ‘Schindler’s List’ accused him of equating Palestinian terrorists with Israeli agents. 7 out of 10

‘Paradise Now’ (Hany Abu-Assad, 2005)

Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film, it takes on the extremely complicated challenge of putting the viewer in the shoes of two suicidal jihadists in the hours before an attack in Israel. With an Israeli co-production, it is perhaps the film that has best managed to portray the injustice of Islamic terrorism.8 out of 10

‘Divine Intervention’ (Elia Suleiman, 2002)

Palestinian Elia Suleiman won the Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival with this strange and surreal black comedy that tells the love story between a Palestinian living in Jerusalem and his beloved who lives in Ramallah. Compared with the humor of Buster Keaton or Jacques Tati, his non-acceptance in 2002 to participate in the race for the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film (an error that was corrected the following year by the Academy), was object of of strong controversy.9 out of 10

‘Hannah K.’ (Constantin Costa-Gavras, 1983)

One of the most controversial films by Costa-Gavras (which is saying something), and in turn one of the least seen. In the United States it suffered a real persecution prior to its premiere that turned it into a cursed and invisible film. Accused of anti-Semitism, Costa-Gavras dared to humanize the Palestinians at a time when attacking the State of Israel was totally prohibited.10 out of 10

’21 hours in Munich’ (William A. Graham, 1976)

This ABC telefilm could be the prequel to Speilberg’s ‘Munich’, as it narrates the kidnapping of the eleven athletes from the Israeli delegation at the Olympic Games. of Munich ’72 by the Palestinian terrorist group Black September. The most curious thing, seeing Franco Nero (Sergio Corbucci’s Django) as a Palestinian terrorist.