To See if I'm Smiling

Israel is the only country in the world where 18 year old girls are drafted for compulsory military service. The frank testimonials of six female Israeli soldiers stationed in Gaza and the West Bank pack a powerful emotional punch. The young women revisit their tours of duty in the occupied territories with surprising honesty and strip bare stereotypes of gender differences in the military. This powerful film explores how the culture of how war transforms people - what they did and didn't do in uniform.

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