Budrus

( Israel, Palestine, USA / 2010 )
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Ayed Morrar, an unlikely community organizer, unites Palestinians from all political factions and Israelis to save his village from destruction by Israel's Separation Barrier. Victory seems improbable until his 15-year-old daughter, Iltezam, launches a women's contingent that quickly moves to the front lines. Struggling side by side, father and daughter unleash an inspiring, yet little-known, movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories that is still gaining ground today. In an action-filled documentary chronicling this movement from its infancy, Budrus shines a light on people who choose nonviolence to confront a threat.

Formats: Digital Copy, DVD
Running Time: 82 min.
Theme: Activism, Conflicts, Education, Family, Israeli-Palestinian Conflict, Middle Eastern Studies, Personal Story, Politics see all »
Language(s): English, Hebrew
Director(s): Julia Bacha
Producer(s): A Just Vision Film
Available regions: Canada, United States
Budrus

Press

  • "This film will single-handedly change how many people view the conflict. IT'S THAT GOOD, AND THAT IMPORTANT."
    The Boston Globe
  • "[BUDRUS] GIVES AN ENORMOUS AMOUNT OF HOPE...It's a story which will have an impact and can help bring [about] change."
    Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan
  • "A POIGNANT CHRONICLE...This inspiring documentary stresses peaceful resistance as the best means of conflict resolution."
    The Herald Sun
  • "BUDRUS CHRONICLES A SMALL VICTORY in a much larger and uncertain battle, but with so much hopelessness in the region, it's worth highlighting and, hopefully, emulating."
    The Nation
  • "A MOVING SLIVER OF HOPE that nonviolent resistance may yet blossom out of violence."
    New York Magazine
  • "This year's MUST SEE DOCUMENTARY"
    The New York Times
  • "COMPELLING"
    The Economist
  • "[4 STARS]"
    Financial Times

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