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457 Ratings

5 Broken Cameras

Directed by Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi
Palestinian Territory, 2011
Documentary

Synopsis

A Palestinian journalist buys a camera in 2005 to document the birth of his son, Gibreel. Over the course of the film, he becomes the peaceful archivist of an escalating struggle, as olive trees are bulldozed, lives are lost, cameras are smashed, and a wall is built…

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5 Broken Cameras Directed by Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2013 | Nominee: Best Documentary, Features

Sundance Film Festival

2012 | 2 wins including: World Cinema - Documentary (Directing Award)

Sheffield International Documentary Festival

2012 | Winner: Audience Award

Asia Pacific Screen Awards

2012 | Nominee: Best Documentary Feature Film

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