5 Broken Cameras

5 Broken Cameras


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5 Broken Cameras

A Palestinian farmer who purchased a video camera to document the birth of his fourth son begins using it to record the struggle between his people and Israeli settlers, and continues to buy a new camera each time his old one is damaged in the fray. The year was 2005. Bil'in family man Emad Burnat was celebrating the birth of his fourth son Gibreel when the settlers began erecting a massive separation barrier in their village. Over the course of the next two years, Burnat alternated between documenting his son's development, and turning his camera on the peaceful protests over the controversial barrier. As the tensions swell, Burnat finds himself having to replace broken cameras with alarming frequency. This is the story of each of Burnat's cameras, and the images they captured as his friends, family, and loved ones waged a valiant struggle to preserve their way of life.

Product Details

Release Date: 01/15/2013
UPC: 0738329093525
Original Release: 2011
Rating: NR
Source: Kino Video
Time: 1:30:00
Sales rank: 50,784

Special Features

Keywords: A Short Film by Guy Davidi; Interviews with Emad Burnat & Guy Davidi; Trailer; About Greenhouse

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Emad Burnat Participant
Soraya Burnat Participant
Mohammed Burnat Participant
Yasin Burnat Participant
Taky-Adin Burnat Participant
Gibreel Burnat Participant
Muhammad Burnat Participant
Bassem Abu-Rahma Participant
Adeeb Abu-Rahma Participant
Ashraf Abu-Rahma Participant
Phil Abu-Rahma Participant
Daba Abu-Rahma Participant
Intisar Burnat Participant
Eyad Burnat Participant
Riyad Burnat Participant
Khaled Burnat Participant
Jafar Burnat Participant
Yisrael Puterman Participant

Technical Credits
Emad Burnat Director,Cinematographer,Producer
Guy Davidi Director,Editor,Producer,Screenwriter
Christine Camdessus Producer
Amelie Canini Sound Editor,Sound Mixer,Sound/Sound Designer
Serge Gordey Producer
Veronique Lagoarde-Segot Editor
Trio Joubran Score Composer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- 5 Broken Cameras
1. First Camera [9:28]
2. Grassroots Demonstrations [9:51]
3. Symbol of Resistance [8:24]
4. Bil'in Trailer [10:55]
5. Third Camera [8:14]
6. Jail Time [10:50]
7. Fourth Camera [10:15]
8. Car Crash [4:59]
9. Death Hovering [10:50]
10. Fifth Camera Broken [10:25]

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5 Broken Cameras 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
MrZu More than 1 year ago
the story of when [people without guns stand up to people with guns.. werid to think people where tring to kill him when he was making this flim