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Gitai (Amos) film archive
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Description
Materials consist of physical and digital files related to six of Amos Gitai's films, which have been organized into 6 series: Series 1. Promised Land, Series 2. Free Zone, Series 3. Disengagement, Series 4. One Day You'll Understand, Series 5. Home (triology), and Series 6. Tsili. Series 5 is further divided into the three films: House, House in Jerusalem, News from Home/News from House.
Background
Amos Gitai (born 1950) is an Israeli filmmaker. His films, both documentaries as well as feature length films, are on topics on topics of the Middle East and the Jewish-Arab conflict and the Holocaust in Europe and beyond. Gitai has been invited to enter, among others, the Cannes Film Festival and the Venice Film Festival, and he has received several prestigious prizes for his work.
Extent
17 hard drive(s) (external) 1) Promised Land (Terre promise) 2002-2004; 2) Free Zone 2004-2005; 3) Disengagement 2005-2007; 4) One Day You Will Understand (Plus tard, tu comprendras) 2007-2008; 5) Home (documentary trilogy: House [1980] - A House in Jerusalem [1998] - News from home, News from House [2001]); 6) Tsili 2008-2014
Restrictions
While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.
Availability
The physical portion of the collection is open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Still images related to the films One Day You’ll Understand (Plus tard, tu comprendras) and Tsili are accessible via SearchWorks at https://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/12142651. Textual documents, video files, and Final Cut Pro project files related to One Day You’ll Understand (Plus tard, tu comprendras) are available in the Department of Special Collections. The remaining digital portion of the collection is CLOSED until processing is complete.