Advocate

Advocate

Lea Tsemel is a Jewish-Israeli lawyer who has represented Palestinian defendants in court for nearly 50 years, without prejudice: from feminists to fundamentalists; from non-violent demonstrators to armed militants. A touching portrait of a woman who dedicated her life to the quest for justice, a tireless defender of human rights.

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Direction: Rachel Leah Jones & Philippe Bellaiche
Script: Rachel Leah Jones
Editing: Yael Bitton
Production: Home Made Docs, FilmOption, Close Up Films
Producer/Producers: Philippe Bellaiche, Rachel Leah Jones, Paul Cadieux, Joelle Bertossa
Co-production: Channel 8, CBC/Radio Canada, RTS, SWR, NDR, EO/IKONdocs, BBC/Storyville
Format: DCP
Color: Color
Production Country: Israel, Canada, Switzerland
Production Year: 2019
Duration: 110΄
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