UK Jewish Film Festival: Why do they hate us?

Prompted by a series of deadly attacks in Paris in 2015 and his son’s query about why Jews were one of the targets, Alexandre Amiel, a French-Moroccan Jewish filmmaker, set out to make a trilogy of films whose aim is to trace the origins of modern xenophobia in France towards Jewish, Arab and Black communities. 

I spoke at the UK Jewish Film Festival’s London screening of the film on 14 November, as part of a panel with Marie van der Zyl, Thomas Godwin, and Rt. Hon Joan Ryan MP. 

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About bengidley

Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Science, History and Philosophy at Birkbeck, University of London. View all posts by bengidley

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