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28TH TORONTO JEWISH FILM FESTIVALFESTIVAL MAY 27 - JUNE 7, 2020

Cause of Death

Documentary

Screening Information

Toronto Premiere
May 6 - 3:30PM
Alliance Francaise
May 8 - 3:00PM
Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk 6

Film Details

Country Israel
Year 2018
Running Time 79 MIN
Languages Hebrew, Arabic
Subtitles English
Director Ramy Katz
Themes Middle East Issues,
Relations

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Description

An internationally-acclaimed documentary that unravels a mystery and explores some of the unspoken tensions between Jews and Druze in Israel. Salim Barakat was a hero and well-liked Druze member of the Tel Aviv police force. Ten years after Salim was killed stopping a terrorist attack, his brother Jamal receives evidence that calls into question the official story about how Salim died. Cause of Death follows Jamal’s investigative journey as he tries to uncover how Salim actually died and who really killed him.

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