Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land
Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land (2005)

American media coverage of the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine goes under the microscope in this activist documentary. In Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land: American Media and the Subversion of Peace, filmmakers Bathsheba… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 28, 2005
DVD Release Date: January 1, 2004
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Critic Score: 64% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jonathan Curiel
San Francisco Chronicle

Deserves attention.

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Ned Martel
New York Times

Presents a condensed argument in favor of prosecuting Israeli leaders in the court of American public opinion.

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Eric Monder
Film Journal International

The film is meant for those curious about untold stories and the stories behind the stories, and it is hard to dismiss out of hand.

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Jack Mathews
New York Daily News

Showing the movie would be a great way to open a debate. I would love to hear its charges answered as clearly as they're stated.

John Anderson

While their methods are a bit pedantic -- the narration is monotone, the structure of the film resembles a lesson plan -- they provide a wealth of evidence that the media game is rigged against Arabs.

Phil Hall
Film Threat

Disturbing and depressing, although a complete historic perspective is missing.

Russell Scott Smith
New York Post

Often, the movie feels like sitting through a college lecture class.

Joshua Land
Village Voice

The result may be better suited for classroom viewing than for theatrical exhibition, but that's a tribute to the movie's instructive value.

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Ken Fox
TV Guide

Incisive documentary.

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