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Title: Film: 5 Broken Cameras
START DATE: Thursday February 21
TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details:
100 Boalt Hall, UC Berkeley (Enter through the East courtyard, off Bancroft near Simon Hall and Cafe Zeb)
Event Type: Screening
5 Broken Cameras is a first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements. The documentary was shot almost entirely by Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, who bought his first camera in 2005 to record the birth of his youngest son. In 2009 Israeli co-director Guy Davidi joined on to create the film. Structured around the destruction of Burnat's cameras, the filmmakers' collaboration follows one family's evolution over five years of turmoil.
5 Broken Cameras won the World Cinema Directing Award at Sundance 2012 and was nominated for Best Documentary Feature in the 2013 Academy Awards. Watch the film before the ceremony, February 24!



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