Promises Poster

Release Date: 2001

DVD Release Date: November 16th, 2004

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary
Rather than focusing on political events, the seven children featured in "Promises" offer a compelling human portrait of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict. The film draws viewers into the hearts and minds of Jerusalem's children by giving voice to those captured by the region's hatreds as well as those able to transcend them. Audiences will engage with Palestinian and Israeli kids, coming to know them as multi-dimensional people, not as stereotypes perpetuated by the mainstream media.

Director: Justin Arlin, Carlos Bolado, B.Z. Goldberg

Genres: Documentary

Keywords: Friendship, Growing up, Moving, Rivalry, 1990s, School

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Nominated Documentary (Feature)