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Fairy tales won’t bring peace: A tale of ‘Five Broken Cameras’

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/opinion/article/fairy_tales_wont_bring_peace_a_tale_of_five_broken_cameras

Five Broken Cameras (2011), a documentary currently up for a 2013 Oscar and co-directed by the film’s narrator and videographer, Palestinian Emad Burnat, and Israeli filmmaker Guy Davidi, attempts to erase the complexity of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The film unfolds as a Palestinian fairy tale, narrated in a soothing, storytelling voice:

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