The noted author and film maker Meyer Levin was an early and ardent Zionist. Two of his sons, Gabriel and Mikael Levin, one living in Israel, the other in the US, look to reconcile the views expressed in their father’s works with their own perspective on Palestinian rights and Zionism
The Good Neighbor.
A video by Mikael Levin.
12 minutes. 2016. Based on MY FATHER'S HOUSE. Filmed in Palestine in 1947.
Produced by Meyer Levin and Herbert Kline. Written by Meyer Levin. Directed by Herbert Kline.
In THE GOOD NEIGHBOR, Mikael Levin examines a fiction feature film made by his father Meyer Levin in Palestine in 1947. He shows how his father put forth a Zionist narrative that presupposed peaceful relations between Jews and Palestinians, yet how that premise is undermined by an implicit bias against Palestinians.
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A video by Gabriel Levin and Mikael Levin. 7 1/2 minutes. 2017.
The noted author and film maker Meyer Levin was an early and ardent Zionist. His son Gabriel Levin looks to reconcile the views expressed in his father’s works with his own perspective on Palestinian rights and Zionism.