Hotline

Poster for Hotline Hotline gets to the heart of a small NGO based in Tel Aviv, a human rights organization called The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants, illuminating its activities and the reality revealed through it and observing how an NGO functions in the democratic arena. The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants is dedicated to promoting the rights of refugees and undocumented migrant workers in Israel. In addition to its direct services through weekly visits to detention centers and hotline services, the Hotline's work also includes legal advocacy and public policy activities. The Hotline works to ensure that existing laws protecting basic human rights are implemented.

Year:
2015
Length:
100 minutes
Country:
Director:
Silvina Landesman

Shown at

  1. UK Jewish Film Festival - 2015

1 Response

  1. jewishfilmfests says:

    The treatment of refugees by the governments of developed nations has been a big topic for some time, and continues to crop up in all kinds of discussions (whether related to refugees or not; the last few days have seen that they provide a convenient figure of blame in all kinds of crises). The recent conflict in Syria has seen a huge influx into mainland Europe, but Israel has had its share of refugees too, primarily coming overland from North Africa via the Sinai peninsula, as revealed in this documentary.

    https://filmcentric.wordpress.com/2015/11/18/ukjff-hotline-2015/

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