The Wanted 18
Directed by Amer Shomali and Paul Cowan
The Wanted 18
Through a clever mix of stop motion animation and interviews, The Wanted 18 recreates an astonishing true story: the Israeli army's pursuit of 18 cows, whose independent milk production on a Palestinian collective farm was declared "a threat to the national security of the state of Israel." In response to the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, a group of people from the town of Beit Sahour decide to buy 18 cows and produce their own milk as a co-operative. Their venture is so successful that the collective farm becomes a landmark, and the cows local celebrities- until the Israeli army takes note and declares that the farm is an illegal security threat. Consequently, the dairy is forced to go underground, the cows continuing to produce their "Intifada milk" with the Israeli army in relentless pursuit. Recreating the story of the "wanted 18" from the perspectives of the Beit Sahour activists, Israeli military officials, and the cows, Palestinian artist Amer Shomali and veteran Canadian director Paul Cowan create an enchanting, inspirational tribute to the ingenuity and power of grassroots activism.
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|KARAMA||San Diego||CA||144799560011/20 & 11/24|
|Fresno Filmworks||Fresno||CA||1447477200November 14, 2015|
|Images Cinema||Williamstown||MA||1447218000November 11, 2015|
|Olympia Film Society||Olympia||WA||1446958800November 8, 2015|
|UC Riverside ARTSblock||Riverside||CA||1446786000November 6 - November 7, 2015|
|University of Minnesota||Minneapolis||MN||1446699600November 5 - November 6, 2015|
|Sie Film Center||Denver||CO||1446613200November 4, 2015|
|Bijou Film Board||Iowa City||IA||1445918400October 27, 2015|
|Michigan Tech University||Houghton||MI||1445572800October 23, 2015|
|Arab Film Festival||San Francisco||CA||144540000010/21 & 10/25|
|Zeitgeist Arts Center||New Orleans||LA||1445140800October 18, 2015|
|Museum of Fine Arts, Boston||Boston||MA||1445140800October 18, 2015|
|Northwest Film Center||Portland||OR||1444449600October 10, 2015|
|DC Palestinian Film & Arts Festival||Washington||DC||144367200010/1 & 10/4 ONLY|
|Little Theatre||Rochester||NY||1443326400September 27, 2015|
|Cleveland Cinematheque||Cleveland||OH||1442721600September 20, 2015|
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