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The Human Factor

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May 7, 2021

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The epic behind-the-scenes story of the United States' 30-year effort to secure peace in the Middle East. Recounted from the unique perspective of the American mediators on the frontlines.

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Jan 21, 2021

Sedentary at these encounters may be, they are also frequently riveting and invariably fascinating, as they provide first-hand accounts and insider insights of the sort infrequently heard. These almost invariably underline the significance of the film's title in the scheme of diplomacy and rewardingly reveal the hopes and regrets that come with the territory.

Metacritic review by Todd McCarthy
Todd McCarthy
The Hollywood Reporter
Jan 21, 2021

Much of the world views the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as a fixed problem with no end in sight. Few can explain why, but “The Human Factor” finds those who can. With the white-knuckle intensity of a first-rate political thriller, Israeli filmmaker Dror Moreh’s engrossing documentary tracks glacial efforts to broker a peace deal over the past three decades.

Eric Kohn
Jan 21, 2021

It’s surely the most spellbinding documentary ever made about the mediation process.

Metacritic review by Joe Morgenstern
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal