In a Flurry of Telegrams, Israeli Diplomats Respond to 'The Gatekeepers'

From their bases across the world, Israeli ambassadors grapple with international screenings of the controversial Oscar-nominated film, debating whether or not, at its core, the film is anti-Israel.

On February 17, 280 people crammed into the main hall of the Light House Cinema in Dublin, where the Jameson Dublin International Film Festival was being held. Despite the crush, dozens of disappointed visitors still couldn’t get tickets to the sold-out screening of the Israeli documentary “The Gatekeepers,” directed by Dror Moreh.