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Documentary Foreign
90 min.
Release Date
May 30, 2012 (NY)
DVD Release Date
January 15, 2013
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Burnat is a Palestinian farmer who lives with his wife and four small children in the village of Bil'in in the central West Bank. Teamed with Davidi, the two men document Burnat's experiences with his neighbors, the Israeli army, and Israeli activists as his village is increasingly drawn into a multi-year conflict over the construction of a barrier that will confiscate much of the village's cultivated land. His "five broken cameras" are all shot or... Full synopsis »

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My thought is if you don't want to break so many damn cameras, extract yourself from protests where you're going up against Israeli soldiers. In 5 Broken Cameras, a nominee for Best Documentary Feature at this year's Academy Awards, filmmakers Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi provide an intimate look at what it's like to be a Palestinian on the front lines of Israeli settlement expansion. They break five cameras in the process. Full movie review »

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