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      Zero Degrees of Separation

      2005 1h 29m Documentary LGBTQ+ List
      Reviews Filmmaker Elle Flanders explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the perspective of two ethnically mixed gay couples living in the region. Ezra, a Jew, must come to terms with the fact that his Muslim lover, Selim, will be deported from Jerusalem. And, despite their love, lesbian couple Edit and Samira's cultural differences frequently cause problems in their relationship. Flanders intercuts these two modern-day stories with home footage of her grandparents in Israel during the 1950s. Read More Read Less

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      Dorothy Woodend The Tyee (British Columbia) It is the sense of division, not merely in the physical sense, but in the emotional and colonized parts of the mind and body that are the most compelling. Aug 23, 2017 Full Review Film Threat Rated: 0/5 Aug 25, 2007 Full Review James Wegg JWR Elle Flanders has crafted a film that goes far beyond its subject matter and provides the ... viewer with a bleak testament to the primary failings of the human condition ... Rated: 4/5 Aug 20, 2007 Full Review Read all reviews
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      Synopsis Filmmaker Elle Flanders explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict from the perspective of two ethnically mixed gay couples living in the region. Ezra, a Jew, must come to terms with the fact that his Muslim lover, Selim, will be deported from Jerusalem. And, despite their love, lesbian couple Edit and Samira's cultural differences frequently cause problems in their relationship. Flanders intercuts these two modern-day stories with home footage of her grandparents in Israel during the 1950s.
      Director
      Elle Flanders
      Producer
      Elle Flanders, Peter Starr
      Screenwriter
      Elle Flanders
      Production Co
      National Film Board of Canada
      Genre
      Documentary, LGBTQ+
      Original Language
      Arabic
      Runtime
      1h 29m