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FILMMAKERS' FAVOURITES: 5 Broken Cameras

Presented by Sean McAllister
Dir: Emad Burnat & Guy Davidi
Netherlands / Israel / France / Palestine, State of / 2011 / 90mins

The story of a Palestinian village's resistance to encroaching Israeli settlements is brought to life through footage from Emad Burnat's five bullet-ridden and broken cameras. An extraordinary work of both cinematic and political activism that won multiple awards.

Sean McAllister has made films for both the BBC and Channel 4; working in the UK and internationally. His candid films and interactive style have made him one of the UK’s most respected independent filmmakers. His most recent film A Syrian Love Story (2015) won the Grand Jury Prize at Sheffield Doc/Fest and opened in cinemas to rave reviews. Other credits include The Reluctant Revolutionary (2012) and The Liberace of Baghdad (2005) which won the Special Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.

Filmmakers' Favourites takes place across 10 Thursday afternoons, celebrated doc-makers from Sophie Fiennes to Penny Woolcock to Kevin Macdonald will give a personal introduction to one of the films they chose for the Sight & Sound Greatest Documentaries of all Time poll.

More about the series: http://bit.ly/1F2uTvy

In partnership with Open City Docs and Sight and Sound.

Season Tickets Only (individual tickets sold out)

Date: Thu 19 November, 2015
Time: 15:45
There are currently no screenings of this film.

"An engrossing, out-of-the-ordinary film about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, whose violence is written on the cameraman's own body" - Hollywood Reporter

"From Unyielding Cameraman, an Acclaimed Film" - The New York Times