5 Broken Cameras

5 Broken Cameras
5 Broken Cameras

Year

2011

Duration

94 minutes

Genres

Documentary

Language

Arabic / Hebrew

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Caught up in the continual chaos of the Middle East conflict, Palestinian farmer Emad uses video cameras to record the violence and injustice he witnesses on a daily basis. One by one his cameras become victims of the destructive forces operating in the region. On top of this, Emad becomes increasingly fearful that his incriminating footage could make him a target for security forces. This powerfully personal documentary not only draws attention to one of the world's most problematic humanitarian crises, it also raises philosophical questions about the power, potential and perils of film and the responsibility of filmmakers.

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Contains documentary footage of a fatal shooting.

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