Wed 26 Jun 2013, 4pm: Private viewing of 5 Broken Cameras in Oban

Oban Concern for Palestine
take pleasure in extending this personal invitation to you for a private viewing in Oban:

5 BROKEN CAMERAS

Oban Phoenix Cinema Wednesday, 26 June 2013 4pm

The first-ever Palestinian film to be nominated for best Documentary Feature by A.M.P.A.S®, the critically-acclaimed 5 BROKEN CAMERAS is a deeply personal, first-hand account of life and non-violent resistance in Bil’in, a West Bank village surrounded by Israeli settlements.
Shot by Palestinian farmer Emad Burnat, who bought his first camera in 2005 to record the birth of his youngest son, Gibreel, the film was co-directed by Burnat and Guy Davidi, an Israeli filmmaker. Structured in chapters around the destruction of each one of Burnat’s cameras, the filmmakers’ collaboration follows one family’s evolution over five years of village upheaval.
As the years pass in front of the camera, we witness Gibreel grow from a newborn baby into a young boy who observes the world unfolding around him with the astute powers of perception that only children possess.  Burnat watches from behind the lens as olive trees are bulldozed, protests intensify and lives are lost in this cinematic diary and unparalleled record of life in the West Bank.

5 BROKEN CAMERAS is a Palestinian-Israeli-French co-production.
A Kino Lorber Release.

Winner of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival World Cinema Directing Award – Documentary; Winner of the 2011 idfa Film Festival Special Jury Award and Audience Award; 2012 Academy Award® Nominee for Best Documentary Feature
For a look at the trailer, please click here

This is a private showing with free admission.

After the viewing, a private room has been reserved at the Rowantree Hotel, Oban, for an informal chat. The Rowantree bar will be open for evening meals.

RSVP • Graeme 01631 563 737 or Margret 07747 300 062

Hoping to see you there!
Margret
Member, Oban Concern for Palestine

 

130626_Oban Phoenix OC4PSome members of Oban Concern for Palestine with CEO and staff member of Oban Phoenix Cinema – 26 June 2013.

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About Oban Concern for Palestine

. . . supporting people in Palestine and Israel who oppose the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Oban Concern for Palestine are a group of Argyll residents who share an interest in Palestine, a friendship with its people and a deep concern for their welfare. And, for the sake of Israel, we want to encourage the government of Israel to comply with international law. Oban Concern for Palestine believe that the oppression of the Palestinian people is a grave wrong, that the government of Israel is in violation of international law, and that we have a duty to speak up and do what we can to bring it to an end. We welcome new members and supporters. For more information, please contact obanconcern4palestine AT gmail DOT com • +44 7747 300 062 • Oban Concern for Palestine, c/o Stronchriach, Rowan Road, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5TY, UK
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