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Title The wanted 18 [Hoopla electronic resource].

Publication Info. [United States] : Kino Lorber, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 75 min.)) : sd., col.
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Credits Directed by Amer Shomali.
Performer Narrator: Catherine Kidd ; voice cast: Alison Darcy, Heidi Foss, Rosann Nerenberg, Holly Uloth "O'Brien" ; interviewees, Jalal Oumsieh, Jad Ishad, Elias Rishmawi, Ayman Abu Al Zulof, Samira Shomali, Ghasan Andoni.
Summary Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared "a threat to the national security of the state of Israel." In response to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, a group of people from the town of Beit Sahour decide to buy 18 cows and produce their own milk as a co-operative. Their venture is so successful that the collective farm becomes a landmark, and the cows local celebrities- until the Israeli army takes note and declares that the farm is an illegal security threat. Consequently, the dairy is forced to go underground, the cows continuing to produce their "Intifada milk" with the Israeli army in relentless pursuit. Recreating the story of the "wanted 18" from the perspectives of the Beit Sahour activists, Israeli military officials, and the cows, Palestinian artist Amer Shomali and veteran Canadian director Paul Cowan create an enchanting, inspirational tribute to the ingenuity and power of grassroots activism.
Audience Not rated.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Palestinian Arabs -- West Bank.
Intifada, 1987-1993.
Arab-Israeli conflict.
Food supply -- West Bank.
Dairy farming -- West Bank.
Local foods -- West Bank.
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Consumption (Economics) -- West Bank.
Bayt Sāḥūr -- History -- 20th century.
Genre Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Shomali, Amer, 1981- film producer.
Cowan, Paul, 1947- film producer, screenwriter.
Fichman, Ina, film producer.
Cloutier, Nathalie (Producer), film producer.
Loumède, Colette, film producer.
Darcy, Alison, voice actor.
Foss, Heidi, voice actor.
Nerenberg, Rosann, voice actor.
O'Brien, Holly, voice actor.
Oumsieh, Jalal, interviewee (expression)
Ishad, Jad, interviewee (expression)
Rishmawi, Elias, interviewee (expression)
Al Zulof, Ayman Abu, interviewee (expression)
Shomali, Samira, interviewee (expression)
Andoni, Ghasan, interviewee (expression)
Villeneuve, Daniel (Cinematographer), director of photography.
Gutierrez, German, director of photography.
Arsenault, Myriam Elda, animator.
Charest, Benoît, composer (expression)
Foglia, Aube, editor of moving image work.
hoopla digital.
Added Title Wanted eighteen
Music No. MWT11584801
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