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5 BROKEN CAMERAS

Directed by Emad Burnat + Guy Davidi
Not Rated | 94 min | Palestine, Israel, France, Netherlands

When his fourth son, Gibreel, is born, Emad, a Palestinian villager, gets his first camera. In his village, Bil’in, a separation barrier is being built and the villagers start to resist this decision. For more than five years, Emad films the struggle, which is lead by two of his best friends, alongside filming how Gibreel grows. Very soon it affects his family and his own life. Daily arrests and night raids scare his family; his friends, brothers and him as well are either shot or arrested. One Camera after another is shot at or smashed, each camera tells a part of his story.

Winner – Documentary Directing Award 2012 Sundance FilmFestival; Audience Award 2011 IDFA
Official Selection – 2012 New Directors/New Films

Featured, Films Without Borders, Salt Lake City, Upcoming Screenings

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 @ 7:00 PM9:00 PM MDT