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Hope in a Slingshot

Stafrace, Inka; Kanopy (Firm)
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Video; Streaming Video; Online
Summary
This is an eloquent and passionate story that brings a necessary human dimension to a highly politicised crisis. Australian filmmaker Inka Stafrace courageously journeys through Israeli military incursions in the West Bank to discover for herself some of the human truths behind this devastating issue that holds the world in divide. This hard-hitting documentary is about power and control, exploitation and dispossession, injustice and persecution. Through dynamic maps, statistics, interviews (with lawyers, ex-prisoners, Israeli soldiers, wounded teenagers, farmers and settlers) and the personal experiences of the filmmaker, the film demonstrates just what is happening to Palestinians and their human rights as their daily lives and opportunities are increasingly restricted by the actions of Israeli soldiers and civilians. The film also explores the way in which the United Nations and other countries are unable - or unwilling - to halt these incursions. Travelling on her own, the filmmaker takes us through the underbelly of Israel's occupation of Palestine. Her film, often shot at considerable personal risk, creates a remarkable picture of what day-to-day life is like for Palestinians living in the West Bank. * Official Selection! Iran International Film Festival 2008
Release Date
2008
Language
In English
Notes
  • Title from title frames.
  • In Process Record.
Published
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2015.
Recording Info
Originally produced by Ronin Films in 2008.
Publisher no.
1041890 Kanopy
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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