Genre: Documentary | Director: Carlos Bolado, B.Z. Goldberg, Justine Shapiro | Language: Arabic, English, Hebrew | Length: 106 minutes | Country: Israel, Palestine | Year: 2001 | Rating: NR
Several Jewish and Palestinian children are followed for three years and put in touch with each other, in this alternative look at the Jewish-Palestinian conflict. The three filmmakers followed a group of seven local children between 1995 and 1998. They all have a totally different background. These seven children tell their own story about growing up in Jerusalem. Through this portrait of their generation, we see how deep rooted and almost insoluble the problems of the Middle East have become. When the protagonists speak out in an epilogue a couple of years later, it becomes apparent that all have lost their childlike innocence.
NCSCOS Essential Standards: WH.H.8.2