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Set against the backdrop of its glorious 100-year history, Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment reveals the heartbreak and hope of Israel's modern kibbutz movement as a new generation struggles to ensure its survival. Can a radically socialist institution survive a new capitalist reality? How will painful reforms affect those who still believe in the kibbutz experiment, and continue to call it home? -- (C) First Run

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Tracy Thorne
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It all makes for an enlightening and evocative snapshot.

June 8, 2012 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

Freilich includes interviews with three generations of kibbutzniks and some fascinating historical footage going back to the 1920s.

April 27, 2012 | Rating: B | Full Review…

Inventing Our Life hosts a conversation about a utopian dream as it encounters the realities of social change and human limitation.

April 26, 2012 | Full Review…
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Toby Perl Freilich's thought-provoking docu Inventing Our Life sketches the history of the radically socialist, more-than-100-year-old kibbutz movement.

April 24, 2012 | Full Review…
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"Inventing Our Life" is a fascinating introduction to a movement scrambling to adjust enough to guarantee a future, without severing all ties to its principled past.

April 24, 2012 | Rating: 3.5/5 | Full Review…

Despite a few minor objections raised by some kibbutzniks, the film takes for granted the near unimpeachability of the original communities, giving only token mention of issues like gender inequality.

April 24, 2012 | Full Review…

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