Rock In The Red Zone (2015) - Rotten Tomatoes

Rock In The Red Zone (2015)

Rock In The Red Zone (2015)




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An unflinching and inspiring profile of the Israeli city of Sderot, where a lively music scene helps residents cope with constant rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.


Critic Reviews for Rock In The Red Zone

All Critics (6) | Top Critics (3)

It's no longer clear whether the filmmaker got sidetracked and fell in love or the documentary is simply the byproduct of some home movies filmed under extraordinary circumstances.

December 2, 2015 | Full Review…

Long before the director inserts scenes from her own wedding video into "Rock in the Red Zone," it's apparent that she's grown quite close to her subject.

November 11, 2015 | Full Review…

Bialis's growing immersion in the town is poignant, even admirable.

November 10, 2015 | Full Review…

At times it is harrowing, but it is also funny and deeply passionate, particularly the music.

May 18, 2016 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Though Bialis emphasizes the role of music in Sderot culture, the entire film seems like a portrait of a city under fire; a population under duress yet unbroken.

December 6, 2015 | Rating: 8/10 | Full Review…

A bracing documentary about an Israeli town where music is the coping mechanism for constant rocket-firing warfare.

November 10, 2015 | Full Review…

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