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Filmmaker Peter Kosminsky discusses his TV mini-series, "The Promise," which looks at the Arab-Israeli conflict through the eyes of a Mandate-era British soldier and his granddaughter decades later. Released in the U.K. last year, the series is now available on Hulu.