ameer got his gun

Director: Naomi Levari

Israel I Documentary I 2011 I 58 min.

ameer got his gun

Director: Naomi Levari

Israel I Documentary I 2011 I 58 min.

Ameer is about to enlist in the army. As opposed to the majority of eighteen-year-old boys in Israel, for whom army service is mandatory, Ameer is exempt from military service under the assumption that his enlistment may endanger Israel’s security. That is because Ameer is a Muslim Arab.
All alone, he sets out on a journey of civic and self-definition, while carefully navigating the thin line between Jewish and Arab societies.
Ameer, an eternal optimist, wishes to be both a proud Arab and an enthusiastic Israeli, while his only enemy is reality.

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Ameer is about to enlist in the army. As opposed to the majority of eighteen-year-old boys in Israel, for whom army service is mandatory, Ameer is exempt from military service under the assumption that his enlistment may endanger Israel’s security. That is because Ameer is a Muslim Arab.
All alone, he sets out on a journey of civic and self-definition, while carefully navigating the thin line between Jewish and Arab societies.
Ameer, an eternal optimist, wishes to be both a proud Arab and an enthusiastic Israeli, while his only enemy is reality.

This film is available for streaming
1/31/2022 -2/7/2022

(Registration is needed)