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23 November 2005 (France) See more »
Some lies never die.
A documentary about the rise of anti-Semitism in the USA after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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Kofi Annan ... Himself (archive footage)

Joanne Baron ... Herself
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)

Mel Gibson ... Himself (archive footage)
Hadassah Gross ... Herself (as Rebbetzin Hadassah Gross)

Ted Haggard ... Himself - President, National Association of Evangelicals (as Pastor Ted Haggard)
Alan Levin ... Himself - Filmmaker's Father

Marc Levin ... Himself
John MacArthur ... Himself - Grace Church (as Pastor John MacArthur)
Heidi Markenson ... Herself - 9 / 11 Widow
Mahathir Mohamad ... Himself (archive footage)
Daniel Pearl ... Himself (archive footage)
Richard Perle ... Himself - Chairman, US Defense Policy Board (archive footage)
Walid Rabah ... Himself - Publisher, The Arab Voice
Shiya Ribowsky ... Himself - Director, Special Projects, Medical Examiner's Office
George Lincoln Rockwell ... Himself (archive footage)
Douglas Rushkoff ... Himself - Author, Nothing Sacred: The Truth About Judaism
Mustafa Shak'a ... Himself - Former Dean of Humanities, Cairo's Ein Shams University (archive footage)
Shaun Walker ... Himself - National Alliance
Ben Wattenberg ... Himself - Host, Think Tank (archive footage)
Frank Weltner ... Himself - Creator of Jew Watch Web Site

Elie Wiesel ... Himself (archive footage)
Mel Wruble ... Himself - Holocaust Survivor
Lionel Ziprin ... Himself - Kabbalah Scholar

Directed by
Marc Levin 
Produced by
Nancy Abraham .... supervising producer
Jeff Herr .... executive producer
Steve Kalafer .... producer
Marc Levin .... producer
Sheila Nevins .... executive producer
Daphne Pinkerson .... supervising producer
Daniel Praid .... associate producer
Danielle Schleif .... associate producer
Michael Skolnik .... field producer
Jennifer Tuft .... co-producer
Original Music by
John Zorn 
Cinematography by
Mark Benjamin 
Film Editing by
Ken Eluto 
Sound Department
Alan Barker .... additional sound mixer
Leslie Bloom .... foley artist
David Corcoran .... sound recordist
Jeffrey Stern .... supervising sound editor
Visual Effects by
Ben Fine .... animation director (as Benjamin Fine)
Keith Yurevitz .... digital imaging
Camera and Electrical Department
Jon Fine .... cinematographer: second unit
Michael Schiller .... camera operator: second unit
Other crew
Sean William Cunningham .... transcriber
Emily Gann .... production coordinator
Sarah Hodd .... production coordinator
Daniela Kon .... researcher
Michael J. Linowes .... legal counsel
Shane Moran .... production assistant

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Rated R for language, some disturbing content and brief nudity
95 min
Aspect Ratio:
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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 »
Continuity: 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 »
Movie Connections:
Features The Eternal Jew (1940)See more »


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19 out of 35 people found the following review useful.
Interesting Topic, Interesting Film, 3 October 2005
Author: selectorshalom from Brooklyn

This film does a pretty good job dealing with the age old conspiracy theory of "The Protocols of the Elders of Zion". The film does a good job of showing how, once again, in times of trouble the Jews are blamed as the masterminds of some evil plot to control the world. "The Protocols" were originally used by the Czars of Russia to incite violence against Jews, then of course Hitler used them, and today once again they are being used by Terrorists to spread lies against the Jews. A very heavy moment in the film is when the white power skinhead shows the empty shelf where he can not keep the protocols in stock because they are selling so fast. My favorite part of the film, however, was the music . . . original soundtrack by John Zorn in the vein of "Massada" and special appearance by Chasidic Rapper Matisyahu!

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