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1 hr. 30 min.

Plot Summary
Beginning in 2005, Palestinian Emad Burnet records his village's resistance to the encroachment of Israeli settlements.

Cast:

Directors: Emad Burnat , Guy Davidi

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Kino Lorber

5 Broken Cameras (2011)

Release Date: May 30th, 2012|1 hr. 30 min.

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  • 75
    Walter Addiego San Francisco Chronicle

    The film's sense of intimacy, its closeness to real people and painful events, allows it to reach a deeper place than more conventional pieces of political rhetoric. show more

  • 80
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    5 Broken Cameras is short on facts and, like the demonstrations themselves, provocative by nature. Still, it casts a baleful light on anguishing, seemingly incessant scenes of tear gas hurled, bullets fired, villagers fleeing for their lives and, on one shocking occasion, a life lost as the camera rolls. This is how the conflict looks from the other side of the barrier. show more

  • 80
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    The result is uniquely powerful, putting faces and human consequences to a political dispute that seemingly will never end. show more

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