5 Broken Cameras

5 Broken Cameras, documentary nominated for the 2013 Oscars, tells the story of a Palestinian farmer who got a video camera to record his son’s childhood, but ended up documenting the growth of the resistance movement to the Israeli separation wall in the West Bank village of Bil’in. The film shows the nonviolent tactics used by residents of Bil’in as they join with international and Israeli activists to protest the wall’s construction and confront Israeli soldiers. Directors, Emad Burnat, a Palestinian, and Guy Davidi, an Israeli.

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Further readings:

5 Broken Cameras – review

‘5 Broken Cameras’ director: There is no room for guilt – only taking responsibility

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