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Israel-Hamas War: These 6 movies and TV series will take you to the heinous world of the ongoing feud

From Munich to Farha, here's a list of contents from around the world that have taken the initiative to exhibit the atrocious situation 

Israel-Hamas War: These 6 movies and TV series will take you to the heinous world of the ongoing feud

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Last Updated: 12.14 AM, Nov 04, 2023


The whole October can be called as the black month of the year. It is not unknown to anyone now about the heinous war that's going on. On October 7, Hamas militants launched an unprecedented cross-border attack on Israel. In a highly organized stealth assault, they bulldozed the border fence in multiple places, caught Israel’s security off-guard and overtook military defenses. The attackers turned their operation into a blood full of rampage through all the civilian areas. Soon the military activated and tried to prevented the situation covering more than 20 miles, reflecting the broad sweep of the incursion across Gaza’s border with southern Israel.

This horrible feud has taken millions of lives, from babies to old ages. The whole Gaza is bleeding due to this deadly act. More than 2,800 people have been killed. It is also suspected that at least 1,000 Palestinians are trapped under the rubble of buildings demolished by Israeli bombing.

As the war between Israel and Hamas continues, let's have a look at these 5 movies and series, which are based on this very conflict.

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Released in 2005, this movie is about the Black September that captures the massacre of Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics, five men are chosen to eliminate the people responsible for that fateful day.


The Promise

Dropped in 2011, this mini-series' story is about a young British girl, who travels to Palestine, retracing the steps of her grandfather - a British soldier, who was stationed there in the '40s. Watch the gripping story only on Prime Video.


It is a 2015 Israeli TV series, which tells the story of Doron, a commander in the Mista'arvim unit and his team; in the first season, they pursue a Hamas arch-terrorist known as The Panther. The first season was filmed in Kafr Qasim during the 2014 Gaza War. The second season premiered on 31 December 2017. The third season took place in the Gaza Strip and was aired in 2019 and 2020, and the fourth season was debuted in January this year on Netflix.

Born In Gaza

Debuted in 2014, it's a short documentary on the age-old war. Filmed shortly after the 2014 war, this documentary examines how violence has transformed the lives of 10 Palestinian children.

The Spy

It's a 2019 mini-series, that tells the astonishing true life story of Eli Cohen, Israel's the most prominent spy, who who infiltrated the Syrian government in the '60s. It is currently available on Netflix.


Released on Netflix in 2021, this historical drama tells the story of a Palestinian girl, whose dreams are shattered due to Nakba aka Palestinian Catastrophe, the 1948 displacement of Palestinians from their homeland. The movie made its World Premiere at Toronto Film Festival and is now available on Netflix.

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