Skip to Main Content
Skip Nav Destination

Chapter 6 returns to chapter 5’s concern for the question of witnessing, but this time by focusing on the perpetrators of violence. Examining two recent Israeli films, Waltz with Bashir (Ari Folman, 2008) and Lebanon (Samuel Maoz, 2009), this chapter explores their ability to generate an effective ethical and political stance based on a logic of documentation that involves an act of witnessing one’s past failure “to see on time.” If the “crisis of witnessing” addressed in chapter 5 has do with the demand imposed on Palestinians to serve as witnesses of their own suffering, “the crisis of witnessing” examined...

This content is only available as PDF.
You do not currently have access to this chapter.
Don't already have an account? Register
Close Modal

or Create an Account

Close Modal
Close Modal