What’s it like to grow up in a war zone? In 2014 the siege on Gaza left 507 children dead and over 3,000 wounded. This extraordinary new film follows the lives of ten children living in the region, examining its physical and psychological effects.
In 2014 the siege on Gaza left 507 children dead and over 3,000 wounded. Born in Gaza follows the lives of 10 children living in the region, examining the physical and psychological effects of growing up in a war zone.
Director Hernán Zin presents a portrait of life in Gaza that goes beyond news coverage of the events and allows the children to tell their story. Through observational footage and interviews he creates a space for dialogue and healing. Leaving aside political debates this acclaimed documentary examines how violence has transformed the lives of ten children. Its a deeply human vision of the war and its consequences.