Several Jewish and Palestinian children are followed for three years and put in touch with each other, in this alternative look at the Jewish-Palestinian conflict. The three filmmakers ... See full summary »
To many of their fellow Israelis, they are traitors. They are attacked, arrested and demonized. Yet Israelis like Yehuda Shaul, leader of 'Breaking the Silence' and Jonathan Pollack from '... See full summary »
Set during the current Intifada, this documentary follows four Palestinian families living in Dheisheh Refugee Camp near Bethlehem. Fadi is 13 and cares for his 4 younger brothers, the ... See full summary »
This video shows how the foreign policy interests of American political elites-working in combination with Israeli public relations stratgies-influence US news reporting about the Middle ... See full summary »
In summer 2005 Israel withdraws from the Gaza-strip. While the world has its eyes fixed on the small area on the Mediterranean, life goes on in its own absurd way in the Westbank. The focus... See full summary »
No tripods, lights or external microphones were used in this production. It is a completely "hand-held" film. 75 hours of material were filmed in the Gaza Strip over a period of 100 days to complete the production. See more »
The documentary Gaza Strip is about the conflict in the Israeli-occupied Gaza Strip and the ordinary lives of the Palestinians who live there. In particular, we see a lot of Mohammed Hejazi, a young boy who risks getting shot every day to throw rocks at Israeli tanks. This documentary was filmed with no tripods, lights, or external microphones on location over the course of 100 days. As an objective account of its subject, Gaza Strip fails. Historians will be dissatisfied, and those desiring a complete, objective account of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict either in Gaza Strip or at large will raise the expected objections (we see nothing from the Israeli's point of view). But the film does succeed at giving us an idea of everyday life in that cramped, narrow strip of land in the Middle East, and showing how solving our conflicts through violence begets more violence and can probably only at best serve as a temporary means.
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