Two films on Israeli occupation in Oscar race

Examination of settlements issue from opposite perspectives arrive at similar conclusion.

    Hollywood is getting ready to hand out the industry's most prestigious film awards: the Oscars.

    Among the contenders for best documentary is a film directed by an Israeli, and another by a Palestinian.

    Both the Israeli The Gatekeepers and Palestinian 5 Broken Cameras tell the same story, but from two quite different perspectives.

    Al Jazeera's Nicole Johnston reports from the Occupied West Bank

    For more of Al Jazeera's extended interviews with Dror Moreh, the director of The Gatekeepers, and Emad Burnat, director of 5 Broken Cameras, click here.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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