The Checkpoint Women: Memories

Jerusalem Film Festival

22 years after they established the women's organization Machsom Watch, its founders reveal what really happened at the checkpoints between Israel and the West Bank between 2002-2012. This is the story of a group of courageous women who dedicated their lives to safeguarding human rights and peace.
The film is built on 9 short stories of the women who participate in the film. Each one of them is adding a personal view of the daily routine of the checkpoint that together crate a moving and very powerful document.

Director: Eliezer Yaari

Producer: Eliezer Yaari

Co Producer: Sassi Efrati


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Duration: 59 min. ,59 min.
Country of Production: Israel

Shooting Format: 4K
Language: Hebrew
Subtitles: English

Involved Broadcasters

Channel 8, Israel


Current Affairs, Human Interest / Social Issues, Women Stories