Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Book Cover
DVD/Video

Title Promises [videorecording] = Wuʻūd = Haṿtạhot / a film by Justine Shapiro, B.Z. Goldberg, Carlos Bolado ; the Promises Film Project produced in association with the Independent Television Service (ITVS) ; written, produced & directed by Justine Shapiro, B.Z. Goldberg ; co-director & editor, Carlos Bolado.

Imprint [New York] : New Yorker Video, [2004]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    956.9405 PRO    Available
Description 1 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Special features: updates of the Israeli and Palestinian children filmed in August 2004; footage for the children's journey to the 2002 Academy Awards; deleted sequences; original theatrical trailer; filmmakers' bios.
Credits Camera, Yoram Milli, Ilan Buchbinder ; co-director and editor, Carlos Bolado.
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 MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Language Arabic, Hebrew and English dialogue; English subtitles.
Subject Refugee children -- Jerusalem.
Refugee camps -- Jerusalem.
Palestinian Arabs -- Jerusalem.
Israelis -- Jerusalem.
Arab-Israeli conflict -- 1993-
Muslim children -- Palestine -- Attitudes.
Jewish children -- Israel -- Attitudes.
Palestine -- Social life and customs.
Israel -- Politics and government -- 1993-
Genre/Form Documentary films
Added Author Shapiro, Justine.
Goldberg, B. Z. (Ben Zion), 1963-
Bolado, Carlos.
Promises Film Project (Organization)
Independent Television Service.
New Yorker Video (Firm)
Added Title Wuʻūd
Haṿtạhot
ISBN 1567303684
Standard No. 717119951443
Music No. DVD 95104 New Yorker Video

 
    
Available items only