Teaching Ignorance / This Is My Land

How do the Palestinian and Israeli (Arab and Jewish) education systems teach the history of their nations? The film follows several Israeli and Palestinian teachers over one academic year. Through observing their exchanges and confrontations with students, debates with the ministries curriculum and its restrictions, the viewers obtain an intimate glimpse into the profound and long lasting effect that the Israeli/Palestinian conflict transmits onto the next generation.

Year:
2014
Length:
94 minutes
Country:
Director:
Tamara Erde

Shown at

  1. 9th Annual Other Israel Film Festival - 2015
  2. Gainesville Jewish Film Fest - 2011
  3. Ring Family Israel Film Festival - 2011

1 Response

  1. jewishfilmfests says:

    “Teaching Ignorance” – U.S. PREMIERE

    This powerful film follows several Israeli and Palestinian teachers over the course of an academic year. It asks: How do the Palestinian, Israeli Arab, and Israeli Jewish educational systems teach the history of their peoples?

    http://www.nyblueprint.com/teaching-ignorance-us-premiere

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