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Protocols of Zion (2005)

A documentary about the rise of anti-Semitism in the USA after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

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Himself (archive footage)
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Shmuley Boteach ...
Himself - Radion Host, Talk America (as Rabbi Shmuley Boteach)
Michael L. Brown ...
Himself - Author, Answering Jewish Objections to Jesus
James Carroll ...
Himself - Author, Constantine's Sword
Abraham Cooper ...
Himself - Simon Wiesenthal Center (as Rabbi Abraham Cooper)
Father Coughlin ...
Himself (archive footage)
Eric Daniels ...
Himself - Prisoner
Scott DeCarlo ...
Himself - East Rutherford, NJ Police Department
Mehdi Eliefifi ...
Himself - Interfaith Activist
Abraham Foxman ...
Himself - Anti-Defamation League
Hutton Gibson ...
Himself - Mel Gibson's Father (voice)
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Himself (archive footage)
Hadassah Gross ...
Herself (as Rebbetzin Hadassah Gross)
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Himself - President, National Association of Evangelicals (as Pastor Ted Haggard)
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Storyline

After the infamous 9/11 attacks of 2001, there came a virulent resurgence of antisemitism reemerging in America convinced that the Jews were responsible for the terrorism. Feeding this is the repeatedly debunked book libel, Protocols of the Elders of Zion and its disguised adaptations. Director Marc Levin goes on a journey to interview the promoters of this kind of hate in all its forms. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

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Some lies never die.

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Documentary

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Rated R for language, some disturbing content and brief nudity | See all certifications »
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23 November 2005 (France)  »

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Сионские протоколы  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$21,733 (USA) (21 October 2005)

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$177,861 (USA) (17 February 2006)
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Trivia

One of the subjects from Trembling Before G-d (2001), another American documentary concerning contemporary Jewish issues, can be seen briefly in the anti-war protest. See more »

Goofs

When Marc Levin is walking up a gravel road with a white supremacist leader, the shots from behind show them passing several parked cars as they are engaged in conversation. Shots of them from the front, however, do not include these cars. In addition, the shots from behind show the two persons approaching the same cars several times. See more »

Connections

Features Horseman Without a Horse (2002) See more »

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Zionists! Yikes!
8 October 2005 | by (Vancouver) – See all my reviews

Protocols Of Zion is a bit of a fun documentary that sort of dives into the subject of anti-semitism, by covering the strange popularity of The Protocols of Elders Of Zion and how people took what was in that book as complete fact. The filmmaker, Marc Levin, takes us on a trip around North America (but mostly around New York) and talks to a wide range of folk, from Skinheads to Sikh leaders to yes, Rob Reiner, to try to get down to the Zion mystery, on the way he finds out that people make up the weirdest things about the Jews. Did you know they were pre-warned about September 11th? That they run Hollywood? These and other fallacies are explored, but rather lightly I found, nothing really extreme here.


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