Rabin, The Last Day

Lauded director Amos Gitai (Kippur) delves into the prelude and aftermath of the 1995 assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in this gripping docudrama.

Rabin, The Last Day

Directed by Amos Gitai

Year: 2015
Running Time: 156
Color Type: Color
Country: Israel, France
Language: Hebrew with English Subtitles
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Directed by Amos Gitai


For many Israelis, the assassination of Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin in 1995 marked a grim turning point for their country. In the words of the commission set up to investigate the murder, "Israeli society [would] never be the same again. As a democracy, political assassination was not part of our culture." In the eyes of even more people, the murder ended all hope for the Israeli-Palestinian peace process through the Oslo Accords and altered the course of history. But, as Amos Gitai sets out to prove in his brave and provocative new film, Rabin's assassination was not just the act of one fanatic; it was the culmination of a hate campaign that emanated from the rabbis and public figures of Israel's far right.

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"(4 out of 5 Stars) Enlightening...Gitai is less concerned with getting bogged down in conspiracy theories and more interested in highlighting a culture of extremism that he believes still persists in Israel." -Dave Calhoun, Time Out NY

"A tough-minded, unflinching work of art, the first great film of 2016." -The Jewish Week

"I hope a lot of Americans see this film-for the warning it offers." -Thomas Friedman, The New York Times

"Deeply absorbing, intelligent...bold and declarative. Coming from an informed, engaged, insider perspective [it is] meticulously detailed, richly shot, engrossing. Vital." - Jessica Kiang, Indiewire

"Fascinating. Both a political thriller and a work of conscience." - Deborah Young, The Hollywood Reporter

"[A] must-see. Never less than eerily absorbing...still resonate powerfully today." -Kurt Brokaw, The Independent

"[Gitai's] done a remarkable job of relating this story in a gripping and innovative way." -Ralph Seliger, Jewish Currents

"★★★ ½. Few people have explored this self-perpetuating cycle of violence from as humanistic a perspective as Amos Gitai, an Israeli filmmaker of profound importance. Frequently horrifying and never less than absorbing, RABIN, THE LAST DAY is a meticulously observant portrait of a broken society." - Matt Fagerholm, RogerEbert.com

"Spellbinding filmmaking. History has never been so crucial to our survival." - Nina Rothe, The Huffington Post

"Agonizingly suspenseful." - Farran Smith Nehme, The New York Post

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PLAYDATES

Venue City Date
Columbus Jewish Film Festival Columbus 1479013200November 13, 2016
Gateway Film Center Columbus 1465876800June 14 - June 15, 2016
George Eastman House Rochester 1464148800May 25, 2016
Cleveland Cinematheque Cleveland 1462766400May 9, 2016
Lakewood Ranch Cinemas Lakewood Ranch 1461988800April 30 - May 1, 2016
Picturehouse Pelham 1461297600April 22 - April 28, 2016
Film Fest DC Washington 1460606400April 14, 2016
Cinemas Palme d'Or Palm Desert 1460088000April 8 - April 14, 2016
Time & Space Limited Hudson 14587920003/24-27, 3/31 & 4/2
Time & Space Limited Hudson 1458792000March 24-26-27 & Apr 2 -3 & 9
Crandell Theatre Chatham 1458446400March 20, 2016
Cinema Paradiso - Hollywood Hollywood 1458273600March 18 - March 24, 2016
O Cinema Miami Beach Miami Beach 1458273600March 18 - March 24, 2016
The Loft Cinema Tucson 1457672400March 11 - March 17, 2016
Laemmle Town Center 5 Encino 1457672400March 11 - March 17, 2016
Laemmle Royal Theatre Los Angeles 1457672400March 11 - March 17, 2016
Aperture Cinema Winston Salem 1457672400March 11 - March 17, 2016
The Screen Santa Fe 1457672400March 11 - March 17, 2016
Guild Cinema Albuquerque 1457240400March 6 - March 10, 2016
St. Anthony Main Theatre Minneapolis 1457067600March 4 - March 6, 2016
Cinema Arts Centre Huntington 1455253200February 12 - February 18, 2016
Harkins Shea 14 Scottsdale 1454648400February 5 - February 11, 2016
Lincoln Plaza Cinema New York 1454043600January 29 - February 11, 2016


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