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Budrus Film

Budrus Shows 'White Intifada' Can Beat the Israeli Occupation

Robert Naiman | Posted 12.06.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

The village of Budrus effectively organized a campaign of nonviolent resistance against Israel's plans to route its "Separation Barrier" through their village lands. Budrus is a compelling account of this successful experiment.

Could Nonviolent Resistance Defeat Petraeus' Night Raids in Afghanistan?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

It is a striking symptom of the moral depravity of the war in Afghanistan that night raids, one of the most hated aspects of the U.S. military occupation among the Afghans, has been the subject of almost no public debate.

Help the Palestinians. Go See This Movie

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Robert Naiman

2010-11-08-bg.jpg Budrus provides a plausible story for how to make the world a better place.

From Budrus to Bilin: Arresting Heroes

Ronit Avni | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ronit Avni

In our new film Budrus, our protagonist, Ayed Morrar, achieved what policymakers and policy wonks believe to be impossible: He united Hamas, Fatah and Israeli allies to save his village from destruction.

How One Palestinian Village Started a Non-Violent Resistance Movement

Sara Reef | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sara Reef

While Budrus captures the story of this village in particular, its larger goal is to show that change can be accomplished in the Middle East through peaceful means.