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Download the discussion guide for the documentary 5 Broken Cameras and use it for facilitating conversation about this film at home, in the classroom or at community screenings.

5 Broken Cameras: Discussion Guide

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This guide is an invitation to dialogue. It is based on a belief in the power of human connection, designed for people who want to use 5 Broken Cameras to engage family, friends, classmates, colleagues and communities. In contrast to initiatives that foster debates in which participants try to convince others that they are right, this document envisions conversations undertaken in a spirit of openness in which people try to understand one another and expand their thinking by sharing viewpoints and listening actively.

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Film Information

5 Broken Cameras (90 min.)

Premiere Date: August 26, 2013

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Trailer: Link | Embed

Filmmakers: Emad Burnat, Guy Davidi Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: Press Release | Fact Sheet | Critical Acclaim


Emad Burnat
Emad Burnat
Guy Davidi
Guy Davidi

Critical Acclaim

A visual essay in autobiography. . . . a modest, rigorous and moving work of art. ”

— A.O. Scott, The New York Times (Critics' Pick)

The film’s sense of intimacy, its closeness to real people and painful events, allows it to reach a deeper place than more conventional pieces of political rhetoric. ”

— Walter Addiego, San Francisco Chronicle

Illuminates an otherwise opaque part of human experience with deeply personal but widely resonant observations and emotion. ”

— Ann Hornaday, Washington Post

A powerful personal testimony: the kind of material that never makes the nightly news. ”

— Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

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