Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment Poster

Inventing Our Life: The Kibbutz Experiment

Release Date: April 25th, 2012

Not Yet Rated|1 hr. 21 min.

Plot Summary
In a history of Israel's kibbutz movement, a new generation struggles to ensure its survival in a rapidly changing world.



Genres: Documentary

Distributor: First Run

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  • Judged by the ideological terms on which it was founded, you could say the kibbutz experiment has failed. I, for one, could never have made a permanent home there. Yet the sense of community was real, and those cavernous dining halls supply some of the happiest memories of my youth. show more

  • While very informative, it doesn't work as an introduction to kibbutzim because it requires the viewer to have some prior knowledge of the history of Israel. show more

  • Inventing Our Life is a fascinating introduction to a movement scrambling to adjust enough to guarantee a future, without severing all ties to its principled past. show more

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