Festivals & Awards
Jerusalem Film Festival 2020 - Feature Documentary Competition – World Premiere
What If? Ehud Barak on War and Peace
Produced by: Lama Films - Amir Harel, Ayelet Kait; Ran Tal Editing: Nili Feller Cinematography: Giora Bejach Visual researcher: Hagit Ben Yaakov Research and artistic consulting: Shira Perry Design and animation: Dovev Alperson, Design Ninjas Music: Haim Frank Ilfman Sound Design and Mix: Aviv Aldema Sound recording: Tully Chen Color grading: Yoav Raz Line producers: Matan Gaida, Karin Etedgi Poster design: Lahav halevy Supported by: Rabinovich Film Fund Cinema Project, The Israeli Ministry of Culture and Sports, Other Israel Film Fund, The Israel Film Council, Keshet Broadcasting Language: Hebrew with English subtitles
Can a leader succeed in influencing the world? Or is he a human being like anyone else, only a grain of sand tossed to the waves of history with no ability to affect it? Tolstoy pondered this question in War and Peace. 78-year-old Ehud Barak is the controversial former prime minister, decorated and criticized commander on the battlefield, and one of the leading figures of the Zionist movement. He is also the initiator of Israel's assassination plan of Yasser Arafat. In this remarkable film, Barak observes with disillusioned clarity his own history and the history of the State Israel. Twenty years after the failure of the 2000 Camp David summit