Caryn James

'The Gatekeepers,' An Unexpectedly Fascinating Doc About the Middle East

  • By Caryn James
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  • January 30, 2013 9:00 AM
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After you retire, “You become a bit of a leftist,” says Yaakov Peri – a startling comment considering the job he retired from: head of the Israeli security agency, Shin Bet. 'The Gatekeepers' the Oscar-nominated documentary in which Israeli filmmaker Dror Moreh talks to six former heads of Shin Bet, is the very definition of a film that sounds boring but is totally fascinating and unexpected.

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