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State 194 (2013)




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This fascinating question lies at the heart of STATE 194, a vital and revealing look deep inside Israel and Palestine at the men and women trying to seize an historic opportunity to end the conflict and make implementing the two-state solution a reality right now. From the halls of power, across youthful social networks and on the streets, it is a remarkable story of those who are attempting to transform an endangered thread of hope into something tangible. (c) Participantmore
Rating: PG (for thematic elements, smoking and brief language)
Genre: Documentary, Special Interest
Directed By: ,
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All Critics (9) | Top Critics (4)

As an aid to better understanding this vital, complex dispute, the film is definitely worth a look.

Full Review… | May 17, 2013
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

Sadly, the overall effect of "State 194" is a fresh wave of frustration and discouragement over a heartbreaking and seemingly insurmountable political standoff and its human toll.

Full Review… | May 16, 2013
New York Times
Top Critic

The film does the job, albeit less thoroughly and with more needless digressions than would even a lengthy magazine article on the subject.

Full Review… | May 16, 2013
AV Club
Top Critic

Is the two-state solution more appealing to Westerners with the ability to ignore the conflict? Will Palestine gain international recognition? The film delivers no answers, but it ably articulates how important it will be to keep asking those questions.

Full Review… | May 14, 2013
Village Voice
Top Critic

The efforts of these cock-eyed optimists are worth being seen so they won't be forgotten under the usual media onslaught of the louder preventers of peace.

Full Review… | May 19, 2013

A bold and illuminating documentary about the two-year campaign by a visionary and courageous Palestinian prime minister to make his country the 194th member state of the United Nations.

Full Review… | May 17, 2013
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