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Title The occupation of the American mind [(DVD) videorecording] : Israel's public relations war in the United States / written, produced, and directed by Loretta Alper & Jeremy Earp.

Imprint [United States] : Media Education Foundation, 2018.
Publication Info. Northampton, Mass. : Media Education Foundation, 2016.
[Toronto, Ont.] : Kinetic Video.
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 95th Street Adult DVD Nonfiction  327.73056 OCC    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult DVD Nonfiction  327.73056 OCC    AVAILABLE
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Description 1 videodisc (85 min.) : sound, colour with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
digital optical stereo Dolby rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video all regions rda
Motion pictures lcgft
System Details DVD NTSC, all regions; widescreen (16:9 aspect ratio); Dolby digital stereo.
Language In English, with optional English subtitles.
Performer Narrated by Roger Waters ; featuring: Amira Hass, M.J. Rosenberg, Stephen M. Walt, Noam Chomsky, Rula Jebreal, Henry Siegman, Rashid Khalidi, Rami Khouri, Yousef Munayyer, Norman Finkelstein, Max Blumenthal, Phyllis Bennis, Norman Solomon, Mark Crispin Miller, Peter Hart, and Sut Jhally.
Credits Co-producer, Jason Young ; executive producer, Sut Jhally ; camera, Kate Geis, [and six others] ; editors, Jason Young, Jeremy Earp ; music, Layaali Arabic Music Ensemble, Simon Wilkinson, Peter McIsaac Music.
Note "George Matta and Mundovision Productions present a Media Education Foundation production. Produced in association with NRK (Norway), UR (Sweden)."
Originally produced in 2016.
Summary Over the past few years, Israel's ongoing military occupation of Palestinian territory and repeated invasions of the Gaza strip have triggered a fierce backlash against Israeli policies virtually everywhere in the world - except the United States. The Occupation of the American Mind takes an eye-opening look at this critical exception, zeroing in on pro-Israel public relations efforts within the U.S. Narrated by Roger Waters and featuring leading observers of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and U.S. media culture, the film explores how the Israeli government, the U.S. government, and the pro-Israel lobby have joined forces, often with very different motives, to shape American media coverage of the conflict in Israel's favor. From the U.S.-based public relations campaigns that emerged in the 1980s to today, the film provides a sweeping analysis of Israel's decades-long battle for the hearts, minds, and tax dollars of the American people in the face of widening international condemnation of its increasingly right-wing policies.
Contents Introduction -- The catastrophe -- "Propaganda is not a dirty word" -- "Terror, not territory" -- "In the war of the pictures we lose" -- The lobby -- Changing perceptions.
Subject Arab-Israeli conflict -- Mass media and the conflict -- Videodiscs.
Palestinian Arabs -- Press coverage -- Videodiscs.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- Israel -- Videodiscs.
Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States -- Videodiscs.
Mass media -- Objectivity -- United States -- Videodiscs.
Television broadcasting of news -- Political aspects -- United States -- Videodiscs.
Television broadcasting of news -- Political aspects -- Israel -- Videodiscs.
Jewish-Arab relations -- Press coverage -- Videodiscs.
Foreign news -- United States -- Objectivity -- Videodiscs.
Propaganda, Israeli -- United States -- Videodiscs.
Propaganda, Zionist -- United States -- Videodiscs.
Zionists -- Political activity -- United States -- Videodiscs.
Lobbyists -- Israel -- Videodiscs.
Lobbying -- United States -- Videodiscs.
Spin doctors -- Israel -- Videodiscs.
Public relations and politics -- Israel -- Videodiscs.
Public relations and politics -- United States -- Videodiscs.
Israel -- In mass media -- Videodiscs.
Israel -- Military policy -- Press coverage -- Videodiscs.
Palestine -- In mass media -- Videodiscs.
Israel -- Foreign relations -- United States -- Videodiscs.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Israel -- Videodiscs.
Genre Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
DVD-video discs.
Added Author Alper, Loretta, screenwriter, film producer, film director.
Earp, Jeremy, screenwriter, film producer, film director, editor of moving image work.
Young, Jason T., film producer.
Waters, Roger, narrator.
Bennis, Phyllis, 1951- interviewee.
Blumenthal, Max, 1977- interviewee.
Chomsky, Noam, interviewee.
Finkelstein, Norman G., interviewee.
Hart, Peter, 1974- interviewee.
Jhally, Sut, interviewee, film producer.
Media Education Foundation, production company.
Norsk rikskringkasting, production company.
Sveriges utbildningsradio, production company.
Mundovision Productions, film distributor.
Kineticvideo.com (Firm), film distributor.
Added Title Israel's public relations war in the United States
ISBN 1932869921
Standard No. 897952002042
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