Open Bethlehem

Sunday 25th February 10:00 AM - Studio
Open Bethlehem
Director:Leila Sansour
Cert:TBC Year: 2014 Length:90mins
Country:UK
Keswick Peace and Human Rights Group Screening

Film director Leila Sansour returns to Bethlehem to make a film about her home town, soon to be encircled by a wall.

The film spans seven momentous years in the life of Bethlehem, revealing a city of astonishing beauty and political strife under occupation.

Thanks to Open Bethlehem Organisation

Critics

“One of the most remarkable and moving documentaries I have seen, about this unreported story. The tragedy of the Palestinians encapsulated in the life of one family and one town- Bethlehem. See the film, then go to Bethlehem and see for yourself. ”

Jon Snow

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