Competition - Creative documentary

Advocate

by Philippe Bellaïche & Rachel Leah Jones

An RTS Film For half a century, Israeli lawyer Leah Tsemel has indiscriminately defended the cause of Palestinians, be they feminists or fundamentalists, pacifists or armed combatants. Presented at the last Sundance film festival, Advocate brilliantly portrays a committed, powerful and determined figure who fearlessly thwarts pressures and threats to her life. Swiss cinema release soon
  • Section: Competition - Creative documentary
  • Original language: Arabic & Hebrew
  • Subtitles: English & French

WomenJusticeMiddle East

Director(s):

Philippe Bellaïche & Rachel Leah Jones

Producers:

Joelle Bertossa

Distributor:

Sister Distribution

Production:

Paul Cadieux

Joelle Bertossa

Philippe Bellaïche

Rachel Leah Jones

Duration:

104'

Year:

2019

Production country:

Canada , Israel & Switzerland

Status:

Swiss Premiere

Dates

Saturday 9 March

18h15

Grütli - Salle Simon

In the presence of the co-director

completed

Tuesday 12 March

20h45

Grütli - Salle Langlois

completed