• 5 Broken Cameras (2012)

5 Broken Cameras

Release Date: May 30th, 2012

DVD Release Date: January 15th, 2013

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

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

Director: Emad Burnat , Guy Davidi

Genres: Documentary

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

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

  • 75
    V.A. MusettoNew York Post

    The issues are complex and not easily solved. But no matter which side you are on, you'll be moved by this intimate work. show more

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall 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

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Nominated Documentary (Feature)