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Title Promises / The Promises Film Project presents a film by Justine Shapiro and B.Z. Goldberg and Carlos Bolado ; written, produced & directed by Justine Shapiro and B.Z. Goldberg.

Publication Info. [New York] : New Yorker Video, 2004.


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 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD PROMISES    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Faxon Branch - Media Room  DVD 956.9405 PROMISES    Check Shelf
Description 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD; region 1; Dolby Digital.
Credits Cinematography, Yoram Millo and Ilan Buchbinder ; co-director & editor, Carlos Bolado.
Note Originally produced in 2001.
Special features: Updates of the Israeli and Palestinian children filmed in August 2004 ; Footage for the kids' journey to the 2002 Academy Awards ; Deleted sequences ; Original theatrical trailer ; Filmmakers' bios.
Summary Follows the journey of a filmmaker who travels in and around Jerusalem, from a Palestinian refugee camp to an Israeli settlement in the West Bank, where he meets seven Palestinian and Israeli children who exist in separate worlds, divided by physical, historical, and emotional boundaries although they live only 20 minutes apart. Explores the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the eyes of these children and tells the story of a few children who dared to cross the lines to meet their neighbors.
Audience Not rated.
Language Dialogue in Arabic, Hebrew and English with optional English subtitles.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Refugee children -- Jerusalem.
Refugee camps -- Jerusalem.
Palestinian Arabs -- Jerusalem.
Israelis -- Jerusalem.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1993-
Palestine -- Social life and customs.
Israel -- Politics and government -- 1993-
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Foreign language films.
Foreign films.
Added Author Shapiro, Justine.
Goldberg, B. Z. (Ben Zion), 1963-
Bolado, Carlos.
Promises Film Project.
New Yorker Video (Firm)
ISBN 1567303684
Standard No. 717119951443
Music No. DVD 95104 New Yorker Video
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