Film

5 Broken Cameras

Woensdag 2 mei, 01:00 - 23:59 (uitverkocht)
Filmhuis De Zwarte Doos

Guy Davidi,
The Netherlands / France / Israel / Palestine 2011, 90 min
color / black and white, video

Palestinian farm laborer Emad has five video cameras, and each of them tells a different part of the story of his village's resistance to Israeli oppression.
Emad lives in Bil'in, just west of the city of Ramallah in the West Bank. Using the first camera, he recorded how the bulldozers came to rip the olive trees out of the ground in 2005. When a barrier wall is erected in the village, the villagers rise up in protest. Burnat decides to document the peaceful protests with his video camera. When the situation intensifies, people are arrested and villagers are killed. The film is an intensely powerful document about a struggle against violence and oppression.