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5 Broken Cameras

Critically acclaimed film by Edmund Burnat and Guy Davidi.

On Friday 31st October at Friends House, Cedar Road, Sutton, SM2 5DA, doors open 7.00pm, film starts at 7.30. A deeply personal film that chronicles a Palestinian farmer’s nonviolent resistance to the actions of the Israeli army. When his fourth son, Gibreel, is born, Emad, a Palestinian villager, gets his first camera. In his village, Bil’in, a separation barrier is being built and the villagers start to resist this decision. For more than five years Emad films the struggle, which is led by two of his best friends, alongside filming how Gibreel grows. Very soon it affects his family and his own life. Daily arrests and night raids scare his family; his friends, brothers and himself are either shot or arrested. One Camera after another is shot at or smashed, each camera tells a part of his story. Nominated as best feature-length documentary for an Oscar. Palestinian-Israeli-French co-production.  90 minutes. Organised by Sutton for Peace and Justice and Sutton Palestine Solidarity Campaign. There is no advance entry charge, donations will be taken on the night. Please reserve your place by email to sutton4peace@yahoo.co.uk or by text message to 07740 594496.

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