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Conflict Resolution

Heart of Jenin: Introduction

(July 8, 2009) When 12-year-old Palestinian Ahmed Khatib was accidentally shot and killed by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank city of Jenin, the boy’s parents turned their sorrow into a gift of hope for six Israeli children by consenting to donate Ahmed's organs.

Jul 12th, 2011 | Comments

Once Upon a Coup: Introduction

(August 26, 2009) A failed coup attempt...a dictator suspicious of Western powers...and beneath it all, a spectacular underwater oil reserve. Once Upon a Coup is WIDE ANGLE’s penetrating look at the mysterious goings-on in Equatorial Guinea, a tiny West African nation newly rich with oil and infamous for corruption.

Jul 12th, 2011 | Comments

From Jihad to Rehab: Introduction

From Jihad to Rehab takes us inside a rehabilitation center in Saudi Arabia, where art therapy and religious re-education are being used to reform militant jihadists.

Jul 12th, 2011 | Comments

Gaza E.R.: Introduction

(August 14, 2007) In the summer of 2006, as internal battles fracture the Palestinian Territories, WIDE ANGLE provides a glimpse inside the conflict as it spirals out of control. Gaza E.R. follows doctors, nurses, and staff at Shifa Hospital, the largest in the Gaza Strip, as they struggle in the face of turf wars between Hamas, rival faction Fatah, and powerful families with competing agendas.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

Heart of Darfur: Introduction

(July 1, 2008) The film Heart of Darfur captures the desperation of daily life in remote villages, crowded refugee camps, and in El Fasher, the once sleepy capital of North Darfur that is now home to 100,000 refugees and 10,000 U.N. personnel.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

Unfinished Country: Introduction

(September 6, 2005) Through unfettered access to political strongmen, gangsters turned presidential hopefuls, and ordinary Haitian citizens, WIDE ANGLE reveals Haiti's struggle to fashion a true representative government out of a volatile failed state.

Sep 6th, 2005 | Comments

Suicide Bombers: Introduction

(July 1, 2004) In a series of unique, powerful, and revealing interviews from inside Israeli prisons, this film examines the minds of Palestinian suicide bombers. Three failed suicide bombers, one recruiter, and one bomb builder captured by Israeli security forces speak openly of their training, motivation, operational methodology, and profound belief in the idea of entering paradise by becoming a martyr killed in the cause of Islam.

Jul 1st, 2004 | Comments

Greetings from Grozny: Introduction

(July 25, 2002) The ruined cityscape of Grozny, Chechnya and the scarred roads and fields of the countryside bear witness to a conflict that has been marked both by brutal occupation and terrorist resistance. This film is a journey that leads the viewer behind the lines on both sides, and into the hearts of civilians and soldiers alike.

Jul 25th, 2002 | Comments

Saddam’s Ultimate Solution: Introduction

One of the world's least-known societies, Iraqi Kurdistan, is under ongoing genocidal attack by Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein. British filmmaker Gwynne Roberts shot inside Iraqi Kurdistan for five years to prepare this unique report on a group who may play a crucial role, equivalent to that of Afghanistan's Northern Alliance, in any military attempt to overthrow Saddam's bloody regime.

Jul 11th, 2002 | Comments

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