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Cause of Death
Dir.: Ramy A. Katz | 79 minutes

Cause of Death

Israel 2018 | 79 minutes | Hebrew, Arabic | Hebrew subtitles

On the night of March 5, 2002, an armed terrorist opened fire on civilians dining in a Tel Aviv restaurant. Druze policeman Salim Barakat quickly arrived on the scene and bravely eliminated him. However, he was killed by the terrorist. For ten years, Jamal, Salim's brother, has been attending annual police ceremonies in commemoration of his brother. Suspecting they may be withholding information, he decides to go on an investigative journey to find out who killed his brother. This is the story of a bereaved brother facing the Israeli security establishment, of a Druze facing the State of Israel, and more than anything, of a man facing himself.