21 days ago
Thank you to everybody who attended the Arabic Club’s screening of “Five Broken Cameras,” a powerful first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Palestine. For those who couldn’t make the screening, the documentary is available in the Boyden Library, on Netflix and iTunes. The trailer is also viewable here.
Emad Burmat, a Palestinian farmer, received a camera to film his newborn son shortly before Israeli’s separation barrier cut his village in two. After capturing the years of protests against the Israeli occupation of their land, Burmat collaborated with the Israeli filmmaker Guy Davidi to create the compelling documentary. I encourage you to watch the documentary, but here are also some relevant articles for those who would like to learn more: