Til Kingdom Come
Project DetailsReleased 2020
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In this provocative look at strange political bedfellows, Israeli filmmaker Maya Zinshtein (Forever Pure, DOC NYC 2016) investigates the political alliance between American evangelicals and Israel’s right wing, and their influence on the Trump administration’s foreign policy. Why do American church leaders encourage parishioners to make donations to Israel, even from poor communities? Because they believe Israel’s expansion will play a key role in end-times prophecy, when Christians will be saved and others--including Jews--will perish.
Director: Maya Zinshtein
Producer: John Battsek, Abraham (Abie) Troen, Maya Zinshtein
Writer: Mark Monroe
Cinematographer: Abraham (Abie) Troen
Editor: Elan Golod, Geoff Richman, Keith Fraase, Joseph Krings, Tamar Kay
Music: Miriam Cutler
Language: English, Arabic, Hebrew
Country: Israel, UK, Norway
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"A sober look at Israelis' and Evangelicals' spiritual-political pact, which spans the dirt-poor backwaters of America to the halls of Jerusalem power."
Nick Schager/Daily Beast "
A toxic mix of fundamentalist religion and real world politics is examined soberly but startlingly by Israeli documentarist Maya Zinstein in 'Til Kingdom Come."
Jonathan Romney Screen Internation
"Illuminating and disturbing."
Frank Scheck Hollywood Reporter
Probes the entanglements of politics and prophecy that bind two strange bedfellows: American evangelical Christians and Israeli Jews".
Devika Girish New York Times REVIEW
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