The Gatekeepers Synopsis
Interviews with six former heads of the Shin Bet, Israel's secret service agency.
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The Gatekeepers

By lemonwater
An outstanding documentary. Insight about the struggle between Israel and Palestinians from the point of view of the surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities...

Gatekeeper

By sandgolds
All 4 of us found it to be a very moving, interesting, and challenging, as well as disturbing, movie. It is impressive that the film-maker found 6 former heads of Shin Bet who ALL felt based on what...

missed it for me

By wmjberg
I love all connections to Israel. For me the best part of the movie was trying to understand the hebrew without looking at the subtitles. I didn't understand why "The Gatekeepers " were talking about...

Important insights into Israel's Security situation

By mgbglencoe
Not a "fun" film to watch, but an important one. Impressively made, seemingly objectively framed and positioned, and therefore well-positioned to help viewers understand aspects of Israel's security...

Grim, interesting and very enlightening

By fasteaumovies
Interviews with 6 former heads of Bet Shin, the Israeli counterintelligence and antiterrorism agency. Very impressive individuals with a grim story to tell about Israeli right wing politics...

Insightful, thoughtful must see

By ek1
This amazing documentary deserves all the accolades it has been getting. If you want to know the road to peace, listen to the words of former Chiefs of Security in Israel talking about the failings...

The Gatekeepers

By lost_movie_snob
Even though the subject matter is riveting and serious, I almost fell asleep. Maybe a little too long and monotonous, it loses sight of the fact that all this has been going on for such a long...

The Gatekeepers

By DrBilly2
Maddening to know that those who you would think would want to annihilate the Palestinians, think otherwise. Of course the only way to end this worrisome debacle is to get both sides to the...

Stunning, Reflective Movie that Doesn't Overdo the Violence

By dcmoviedude
The Gatekeepers is a movie about people struggling with their choices over decades to reduce a growing tide of violence in Israel following the 1967 War. There's enough footage of protests, car...

A lesson in Israeli Colonialism or the Mess.

By jpodetc
Anyone who takes the time out to see this film, although slanted, the film that is, will have the advantage of insight into the the mess by listening to what is not said and following the logic of...

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Rated PG-13 | For For violent content including disturbing images.