Of Land and Bread

  • Israel
  • Palestinian Territories
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CONSTELATIONS // The nonprofit B´Tselem organization documents the violation of human rights in Jordan’s West Bank. Thanks to the efforts of volunteers, it has collected thousands of hours of video records capturing the everyday hardships of Palestinians who are tormented by the Israeli army, the police, and even ordinary civilians. Amateurly filmed night raids and daily hardships provide a vivid narrative about injustice, helplessness and violence in the Israeli-occupied territories. The hand-held camera, which is the only weapon the volunteers use, creates a raw, aesthetically unadorned image of a world where people are deprived of their land, their privacy, a carefree childhood, and even a dignified death.

“It is a story of a vulnerable life, with no political rights or the right to protest, a life on the receiving end of the project of dispossession of land and resources which is the Israeli occupation.” E. Tarabien

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  • Original Title
    Of Land and Bread
  • Direction
  • Editing
    Ehab Tarabieh
  • Runtime
    88 min (46-90 min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Israel
    • Palestinian Territories
  • Format
    • Colour

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