The Rebel is proud to present the world online premiere of Shunned, a documentary by Igal Hecht about Palestinian gays and lesbians seeking refuge in Israel.
See, in North America, we argue over whether or not bakeries should be compelled to bake gay wedding cakes. In much of the Muslim world, the gay rights issues are different: they debate whether to hang gays, as they do in Iran; or throw them off the tops of buildings, as they do in the new Islamic State.
Shunned shows western liberal audiences — who often condemn Israel, for trumped up "human rights offenses” — that when it comes to basic civil rights, Israel is miles ahead of any other country in the region.
Soon we'll be airing other documentaries about Israel, like Not In My Name (a critique of anti-Israel leftist Jews) and Hilltops (about Jewish settlements in the West Bank.)
The Rebel has also commissioned the production of two new original films:
The Arab Reality (about Arab and Muslim Zionists) and Women of the IDF.
PLUS: The Rebel is planning to hire a full-time mobile journalist in Israel, who will also travel to Egypt, Jordan, and Turkey.
We're crowdfunding all these great projects.
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