The Viewing Booth

Direction
Year 
2019
Country
  • Israel 
Runtime
72min 
Audio Tracks 
Subtitles 

The Viewing Booth explores a space ostensibly off-limits to cinema – the internal experience of the viewer. In a lab-like space, Maia Levy, a young American woman, watches videos portraying life in the West Bank city of Hebron, while verbalizing her thoughts and feelings in real time. An enthusiastic supporter of Israel, the images in the videos, disseminated for the most part by the Human Rights organization B’Tselem, contradict some of Maia’s deep-seated beliefs. Empathy; anger; embarrassment; innate biases and healthy curiosity – all play out before our eyes as we watch her watch the images created by the Occupation. As Maia navigates and negotiates the images, which threaten her worldview, she also reflects on the way she sees them. Her candid and immediate reactions form a one-of-a-kind cinematic testimony to the psychology of the viewer in the digital era.

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  • Original Title
    The Viewing Booth
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Ra'anan Alexandrowicz
  • Editing
    Ra'anan Alexandrowicz
  • Runtime
    72 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
    2019
  • Country
    • Israel
  • Format
    • Colour

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