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5 Broken Cameras

Standing With the Villagers of Nabi Saleh

Amnesty International | Posted 02.16.2014 | World
Amnesty International

By Edith Garwood, Amnesty International USA Country Specialist on Israel, the Occupied Palestinian Territories and the Palestinian Authority Iyad Bur...

My Surprisingly Inspiring Trip to the West Bank: Echoes of Our Civil Rights Movement

Jeff Cohen | Posted 10.27.2013 | World
Jeff Cohen

Like King, leaders of the Palestinian popular resistance -- from intellectuals to grassroots villagers who'd been repeatedly jailed -- spoke to us about universal human rights, about a human family in which all deserve equal rights regardless of religion or nationality.

Israeli Cinema's Breakthrough -- Stories From Within

Isaac Zablocki | Posted 06.08.2013 | Arts
Isaac Zablocki

This week, The Israel Film Center Festival opens in New York City with over a dozen premiere Israeli films. Over the last decade, Israel has become a major international player in the world of film.

'5 Broken Cameras' Director Responds To Israeli Slander Claims Against Film: 'Disturbing'

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment

Guy Davidi, the Israeli co-director of Oscar-nominated documentary "5 Broken Cameras" joined HuffPost Live Thursday to speak out against claims that h...

My Final Word on BuzzFeed and Emad Burnat's Detention at LAX

Michael Moore | Posted 04.29.2013 | Media
Michael Moore

I know it takes BuzzFeed time to write all the articles about 17 Celebrity Puppies You Didn't Know Are Bisexual. (I'm not judging, I just clicked on that myself.) But it would be great if they could find some time in the day for journalism too.

23,000 to Lindsey Graham: No Foul to Use A-Word on Israel-Palestine

Robert Naiman | Posted 04.27.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

If Chuck Hagel can allegedly speak plainly about the dystopian future of Israel-Palestine if there is no peace, then every American can do it.

How Palestine Watched The Oscars

AP | Posted 04.27.2013 | Entertainment

BILIN, West Bank — This wasn't your typical Oscar viewing party. In the West Bank village whose struggle to regain land taken by Israel was por...

Best Documentary Goes To ...

Posted 02.24.2013 | Entertainment

The 85th Annual Academy Awards took place Sunday in Los Angeles, with "Searching for Sugar Man" taking the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature. Mal...

My Journey From Palestine to Hollywood

Emad Burnat | Posted 04.24.2013 | World
Emad Burnat

My film, 5 Broken Cameras -- which chronicles my village Bil'in's nonviolent struggle to resist Israeli occupation -- is about precisely the kind of humiliation my family and I experienced at Los Angeles International Airport.

Michael Moore: '5 Broken Cameras' Could Win Oscar

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment

Filmmaker Michael Moore, who came to the defense of Palestinian "5 Broken Cameras" co-director Emad Burnat when he was detained at LAX earlier this we...

'It's Not Normal For A Human To Be Treated Like This'

Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment

Michael Moore and Emad Burnat, the Oscar-nominated director behind "5 Broken Cameras" who was detained by immigration officials at Los Angeles Interna...

How My Friend and Current Oscar Nominee Emad Burnat Was Held and Threatened with Deportation Last Night at LAX

Michael Moore | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Moore

Last night, as an elected Governor of the Documentary Branch, I and my fellow Governors were co-hosting the nominee dinner for the documentary filmmakers. But one of the nominated directors was not there -- Emad Burnat, the co-director of the Oscar-nominated 5 Broken Cameras.

Oscar-Nominated Filmmaker Detained At Airport

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment

Emad Burnat, the Palestinian who co-directed the Academy Award-nominated documentary "5 Broken Cameras," was reportedly detained by immigration offici...

Oscar Nominee Detained, Threatened With Deportation

Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment

Emad Burnat, the Palestinian who co-directed the Academy Award-nominated documentary "5 Broken Cameras," was reportedly detained at Los Angeles Intern...

Capturing History

AP | BY CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 04.17.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The Oscar-nominated features "5 Broken Cameras" and "How to Survive a Plague" represent documentaries in the truest, purest form o...

What Film Will Win Best Doc?

Mike Hogan | Posted 04.14.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Hogan

We're closing in on the big night -- it's less than two weeks away -- and with a dip in the calendar, it finally feels like the right time to investigate the Best Documentary category. Being a dilettante, I have failed to see even one of the nominated films thus far -- too busy watching gems like "Identity Thief," I suppose -- but this is a two-man operation, and I know you've been quite excited about this category for some time.

Israeli Director: '5 Broken Cameras' A Palestinian Story, Israel Trying To 'Use Me'

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 02.18.2013 | Entertainment

The directors of Oscar-nominated documentary "5 Broken Cameras" joined HuffPost Live to discuss their film and why Israel is wrong to try to brand it ...

What Will Happen in Palestine Friday Morning?

Robert Naiman | Posted 03.26.2013 | World
Robert Naiman

Sometimes Western pundits have asked: Where are the Palestinian Gandhis? But when Palestinians have engaged in nonviolent protest and have been suppressed by Israeli occupation forces, Western pundits have been largely silent.

2 Israeli Docs Up For Oscar

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 01.03.2013 | Entertainment

JERUSALEM -- The Mideast conflict has done little to help Israel's image in the world, but the way local filmmakers deal critically with the Israel-Pa...

10 Must-See Films At DOC NYC

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.11.2012 | Arts

This week marks the start of Manhattan's third annual documentary festival, DOC NYC, at the IFC Center in Greenwich Village and Chelsea's SVA Theatre....