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Attendees at the Nova music festival as confusion grips the event. Courtesty photo: Yes Studios.

WATCH: Israeli documentaries on Nova music festival massacre

Two documentaries comprising first-hand video and audio footage from the Nova music festival massacre on Oct. 7 are getting worldwide audiences.

The first, titled simply “#Nova, has become the most viewed film in the history of Israel’s Yes Studios, producer of some of Israel’s most successful television programming.

At least 364 people were murdered at the outdoor event near Kibbutz Re’im attended by 3,500 partygoers—nearly one-third of the 1,200 people killed by Hamas terrorists during their mass invasion of the northwestern Negev. Many were wounded, and at least 40 were taken back to Gaza as hostages. There were widespread reports of rape and sexual abuse, including gang rape.

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Directed by Dan Pe’er, Yes offered the “#NOVA” documentary to all Israeli outlets to air for free, and the company is working on international distribution. It is currently available in the Hebrew language of the victims and Arabic of the perpetrators.

Guy Lavie, vice president of documentaries at yes TV, explained that the documentary is compiled “solely from real-time footage, much of it exclusive — and with no testimonials nor commentaries,” capturing “the genuine emotions and horror endured by thousands of music lovers, their families, and indeed our whole nation.”

“The number of stories emerging from that awful Saturday is inconceivable, and the Israeli filmmaking community is fully committed to documenting these stories and sharing the realities of that dreadful day,” he added.

“#Nova” is no longer available on YouTube and is currently not being shown in the U.S. but you may watch it below in two installments as it was posted to Twitter. Warning: Graphic depictions of violence.

The second documentary, “Supernova: The Music Festival Massacre,” has already been picked up by worldwide broadcasters. That film premiered on Dec. 23 on Israel’s Kan.

Watch the second documentary, “Supernova: The Music Festival Massacre,” on YouTube below:

–JNS.org and Metro Voice

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