HRWFF: Promises

Directed by Carlos Bolado, Justine Shapiro & B.Z. Goldberg

Filmmaker Goldberg returns to his Jerusalem home to discover what seven kids – Palestinian and Israeli – think about war, peace, and growing up. Each child offers a personal yet emblematic insight into life under fire, and the charged atmosphere of Jerusalem. Dramatic, funny, frightening, touching, PROMISES traces the bitter roots of the conflict yet dares to hope for a peaceful future. Nominated for the 2002 Feature Documentary Oscar.

106 minutes

Country of origin:
Israel, Palestine and USA

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