The Human Factor Reviews

January 23, 2021
The broad scope of this, over the course of 30 years, is one of futility and misdirection. I don't know if that makes it a successful documentary, but it certainly is interesting.
January 22, 2021
[About] how the human factor alternatively supported and squelched common interest and common sense, with many eye-opening revelations.
January 22, 2021
If there is a better way to approach the situation, "The Human Factor" can't find it.
January 21, 2021
Presents a cogent and involving view of the Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, mainly from 1991 until the end of Bill Clinton's first term, told through the recollections of United States negotiators charged with brokering a peace.
January 19, 2021
The film itself reminds us not only of our own nation's divide, but how we once were looked upon as a super-power of diplomacy and not just military might.
November 11, 2020
A fresh take on the previous best chance for peace in the Middle East. The title says it all.
January 17, 2020
The Human Factor makes for a tight (if sometimes rushed and inconsistent) look at a chess match that gives another meaning to 'identity politics.'
November 4, 2019
This fascinating film is another one about men filled with regret over having come close to peace, but fallen heartbreakingly short
September 5, 2019
It's a deeply wise examination of statesmanship and leadership, or their egregious absence; a celebration of compromise as the indispensable element of diplomacy; and a stirring argument for the power of humanity.
August 31, 2019
How we got from the optimism of Rabin to the bullying of Netanyahu is a fascinating, depressing story, and one that demands greater examination than Moreh is willing to give.
August 31, 2019
A riveting look at a missed opportunity.