Dir. Katharina Waisburd
Arabic with English subtitles
In Jerusalem’s Biblical Zoo, Israelis and Palestinians work hand in hand. The staff casually discusses politics and recent terrorist incidents while cleaning rhino horns, feeding giraffes, and tracking down an escaped monkey. They lead separate tours for the area’s Muslim and Jewish students, with each group focusing on different aspects of the animals’ anatomy and biblical relevance.
Holy Zoo is an observational documentary that gently shifts our perspective on the seemingly intractable realities of the Middle East conflict.
Monday, May 22, 8:30 pm
Bethesda Row Cinema
7235 Woodmont Avenue
Wednesday, May 24, 8:30 pm
E Street Cinema
555 11th Street NW
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This event finished on May 25, 2017.