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Black Spot in the Desert

Israel, 1994 (MIFF 1994, Fiction)

Director: Danny Verete

In the harsh landscape of the Judean desert, two Israeli truck drivers accidently hit and kill a Bedouin child. The confrontation between the family of the child and the drivers is a stark and fascinating study of a changing culture's valuation of life.

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