Among the ruins - GAZA film festival

I just watched a clip of what i thought was an extremely touching, eye opening scene to Gaza and the people living there. The music is beautiful and the people excited to be a part of it. Gaza has had its first red carpet experience, literally. There was a film festival on human rights and nowhere else would this have been more fitting then in Gaza.

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Open Bethlehem

I have not seen Open Bethlehem, but if the reviews are anything to go by then it seems to be one of those films/documentaries that should not be missed. Bethlehem is an iconic town that represents Joy and Goodwill to all.

Shot over five years the film captures the city of Bethlehem as it has never been seen before. This is an emotional journey of one woman’s fight for her hometown. Leila Sanosur films this as a dedication to her late father who was the founder of Bethlehem university. And the her wanting to leave is something that has come to haunt her. Bethlehem is soon to be encircled by a wall and Leila is documenting this as it happens. A truly heart-breaking situation.

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