Thursday, August 25, 2005

A Must-See: Blues by the Beach

Via LGF:

Now playing at the Laemmle Theater in downtown LA, a movie that deserves the support of LGF readers, about the suicide bombing of the nightclub Mike’s Place in Tel Aviv by two British Muslim terrorists (who were aided and abetted by the International Solidarity Movement): Blues By The Beach. (Hat tip: Brian.)

Fate brings filmmakers together in Israel in April 2003. They start filming a documentary about Mike’s Place‚ a vibrant beachfront live music blues bar in Tel Aviv. The aim – to show there is more to Israel than the seemingly endless terror. Their idea of filming people having a good time is thwarted when harsh reality hits them: a suicide bomber explodes at Mike’s Place‚ shattering lives and changing the course of their film...


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