An Israeli Artist Gives Detained Asylum Seekers a Cinematic Escape Hatch

A work of video art shot at the Holot detention facility transcends the Tel Aviv, Berlin or New York bubble, looking instead at asylum seekers oppressed by Israeli policy.

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They pass by on the streets, utterly transparent to the citydwellers. In some cases one of them disappears for a time and then reappears, only to vanish again, possibly for good. Guy Ben-Ner counts them, calls...