Mother With a Gun (AICE)

AICE Israeli Film Festival

Mother With a Gun (AICE)

E , 81 mins
 
 

At a time when we are witnessing an increase in deadly attacks on Jews in Europe and America, director Jeff Daniels has delivered a film that asks how should a Jew respond?"How are Jews to approach the unrelenting cycle of Jew hatred? History teaches them that century upon century of Anti Semitism has led to their mass execution - the Holocaust is still within living memory. Is it any surprise that some commit themselves to violent reaction"This production examines the Jewish Defence League (still listed as a terrorist organisation in USA) via a portrait of Shelley Rubin, formerly married to Irv Rubin, a former leader of the JDL and close associate of the late Rabbi Meir Kahane. Advocating any means necessary to prevent anti-semitism Shelley supports armed response and preventative violence. Daniels follows Shelley from her past growing up as a good Jewish girl in the suburbs to a complex present facing imprisonment and the violent death of her friends and family members. (2016)

Director
Jeff Daniels
Main Cast
Classification
Genre
Documentary
Release Date
Sunday, 10 September 2017
Running Time
81 Mins

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