Directed by Dror Moreh.
Starring Carmi Gillon, Yaakov Peri, Yuval Diskin, Avi Dichter, Ami Ayalon and Avraham Shalom.
A documentary featuring interviews with all surviving former heads of Shin Bet, the Israeli security agency whose activities and membership are closely held state secrets.
Having little context offered to begin with, The Gatekeepers begins like each and every HBO show - plotting you right into events with little information, with instructions to follow everything attentively. As difficult as this is, it soon eases off as facts and opinions are introduced and explored regularly. Whatever you know or do not know about the history of the Israel/Palestinian conflict, director Dror Moreh unravels the ins and outs of it all to give you an incredibly informed overview of it.
Using the basic documentary format of talking head interviews and footage to form your linear structure, The Gatekeepers is not