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Sabeel's Mission: From Naim Ateek's Keynote Address at the Sabeel Conference held in Washington, DC (March 3, 2006).5 minutes
A young Gazan speaks: In the Spring of 2010 students at the University of California (Berkeley) debated divestment from two companies that support the occupation of Palestine. Among those who spoke was this young woman from Gaza, who wanted to know why it is that we cannot understand that "the one thing my family wants is the opportunity to live like a human being." View the entire 10 minute video, "UCB Supporters of Divestment from Israel", at the Jewish Voice for Peace Youtube Channel
Abuelaish Family Interview - A Palestinian doctor from Gaza and two of his surviving children try to answer the question: Why do you refuse to hate?
Free Gaza This short film documents the landing in August, 2008, of the first international boat- thoroughly inspected and carrying aid- in land in Gaza since 1967, thereby breaking the Israeli seige and affirming Palestine's right to welcome internationals to their shores. To learn about the latest developments in this ongoing non-violent effort, please visit www.freegaza.org.
|Spirit of Humanity: The following video is the last footage taken onboard the Spirit Of Humanity before its voyage to bring humanitarian aid to Gaza was prematurely halted by Israeli special forces. It shows the atmosphere inside the cabin as the crew try to negotiate with the Israeli ship via radio (July 2009). |
|Olive Tree Circus is a group of Palestinians, Christians, and Jews working together to bring theatre and song to kids in Palestine. A collaborative project sponsored by imaginaction.org, this short film was posted to YouTube in November, 2008. Blind children experiencing the instruments with their hands... Jake Weinstein singing next to the fence separating him from armed settlers... it's worth a look. |
The Closed Zone: Behind the Scenes Why would a human rights organization produce an animated film? Gisha - Legal Center for Freedom of Movement discusses the making of The Closed Zone, and calls on the State of Israel to fully open Gaza's crossings and allow 1.5 million human beings the freedom of movement necessary to live. Yoni Goodman, the film's animator, talks about how "the war [in Gaza] made this project a mission for me."
|Closed Zone: Yoni Goodman, director of animation for the Academy Award-nominated film, "Waltz with Bashir", has created a new animated short film on the closure of Gaza together with the Israeli human rights group, Gisha. |
|Israel-Palestine: A Land in Fragments Produced by the American Friends Service Committee, this short video graphically describes the present "facts on the ground" that impede the creation of a continguous and viable Palestinian state. Can the current framework of negotiations lead to a just peace for Palestinians and Israelis? For more information on AFSC's work for peace in the Middle East, visit afsc.org/mideast |
|Bill Moyers on Gaza: "Brute force can turn self defense into state terrorism....spilling the blood that turns the wheel of retribution." (January 9, 2009) |