Six Days in June
Genre : DocumentaryIssue : 21/08/2007 Producer : Arik Bernstein, Ina Fichman, Luc Martin-Gousset, Yariv Mozer Writer : Ilan Ziv, Stephen Phizicky, Yair Raveh Studio : PBS Duration : 105 Country : Israel, France, Canada Languages : English Language : en Discs : 1 Media : DVD Video Format : NTSC Region : 1 IMdB : 1033631 UPC : 0783421421691 Starring : Levi Eshkol, André Nicholas Malouf, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Abdallah Schleifer Tagline : June 1967: The War That Changed the Middle East Tags : Jordan, Middle East, Syria, Arab Israeli Conflict, Egypt, Israel
Summary : Although the fighting lasted for only six days in June of 1967, the effects of the Six Day War are still apparent today. On its 40th anniversary, the region remains trapped in conflict and is every bit as explosive as it was then. For Israel, the 1967 war was a military success. But it also redrew the map of the Middle East and mired the region in a never-ending cycle of occupation, terrorism and reprisal. The Six Day War forever changed the politics of the Middle East by helping to destroy the secular basis of Pan-Arab nationalism and transform secular Zionism. It gave rise to a Palestinian nationalist movement and helped unleash the fury of fundamentalism. Shot on location in Israel, Palestine, Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Moscow and Washington, this powerful film takes us through the weeks that preceded the war, its six days of fighting and its aftermath that still lingers today.
“ Russian diplomats, Egyptian and Jordanian generals, Israeli officers, and even the CIA Station Chief during that time are all interviewed. ”