five broken cameras

Five Broken Cameras | OSCARS

Palestinian documentary highlights all-too familiar theme

All told, no other conflict has been committed to film more than the Israelo-Palestinian one. This glut of images characterizes "5 broken cameras," a documentaries-within-the-documentary produced over a period of five years by a Palestinian amateur which may yet earn the best nod a filmmaker could hope for this weekend at the Academy Awards. The son of a peasant--a gardener and farmer--Emad ... more >