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It was Oded Ben-Ami who gave the signal, with a self-satisfied grin on his saccharine evening news show: "Israeli pride, twice over even," he dubbed the advance of two Israeli documentaries to the final stage of the Academy Awards. These two excellent films, Guy Davidi and Emad Burnat's "5 Broken Cameras" and "The Gatekeepers," directed by Dror Moreh, are indeed Oscar-worthy; the...