For Pierre Rehov, life only took on true meaning when he began putting it at risk. He had been a movie producer, a novelist, a journalist and a lawyer. But none of those professions satisfied his searching soul. In moments of deep personal introspection he questioned himself, “Who and what am I really?” For him, the answer came when he turned on the news on October 6, 2000, and saw the images of the shooting of Mohammed al-Dura, the 12 year-old Palestinian boy, whom Israel was summarily accused of targeting. “I was in shock,” says Rehov, who rarely watches the pro-Arab French broadcasts. “In this case, I knew as a producer that there was something very fishy about the images. The angles just weren’t right.”

The day after al-Dura was shot, there was a pro-Palestinian rally in the streets of Paris, where the participants screamed, “Death to the Jews.” Rehov was reminded of one century ago when the exact same antisemitic scene played itself out on the streets of Paris prompted by the Alfred Dreyfus trial. Rehov’s instincts told him that the death of Mohammed al-Dura was another blood libel against the Jews. “I knew that I was no Herzl, but I had to do something,” Rehov says.

Since the uprising of the second intifada Pierre Rehov has directed eight major documentaries.

Praise For Pierre Rehov

“If you’re tired of the New York Times-NPR Slant on Israel and the Palestinians, here’s good news: documentary filmmaker Pierre Rehov has been challenging prevailing myths since 2001. With seven films already to his credit and another on the way, this serious, never boring, and above all else courageous documentarian is starting to make some serious waves.”

Michael Margolies
New York Press

“Everyone is asking the same questions: How should we respond to terrorism? Should we be afraid of it? What does it mean for our future? Pierre Rehov, a French filmmaker, by no means purports to answer all of these questions. He’s headed in the right direction, though – Suicide Killers, his latest documentary, approaches the problem of Islamic extremism in a way that is very different from the typical Western approach.”

Amanda Schuster
European Weekly

“I am so used to seeing lame and superficial propaganda that blames Americans and Israelis for the acts of terrorists, that this totally caught me off guard. It is very refreshing to see someone who actually takes terrorists at their own words and who examines the pathologies within a culture that spawn the thirst for mass death and suicide.”

Jamie Glazov
FrontPage Magazine

“Provocative films about the combat between Palestinian militants and Israeli army”

Greg Myre
The New York Times

“The most shocking moments of Rehov’s films involve blatant Palestinian efforts to manipulate the media”

Hanna Brown
Jerusalem Post

“The information that Rehov does provide is based on interviewees who use bona fide images and documents to substantiate their claim”

Tamar Stenhal

“There is only one filmaker who has presented the truth in the matter of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, and his nom de guerre is Pierre Rehov”

Phyllis Chesler
Author of The New Antisemitism

“In his documentaries, Pierre Rehov demonstrates how our version of the middle east conflict has been corrupted by the Arab use of reporters as propagandists”

Jack Engelheard
Author of “Indecent Proposal”

“Seeing Pierre Rehov’s documentary film ‘The Silent Exodus’ about the expulsion and flight of a million Sephardi Jews helped me gain a better understanding of the tragedy of a community that was integral and fundamental to Arab society.”

Magdi Allam
Il Corriere Della Serra

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