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All Posts Tagged With: "Palestine"

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

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

Pickles, Inc.: Introduction

(August 30, 2005) In February 2003, eight widows of Tamra decided to challenge convention by starting up a business venture -- the Azka Pickle Cooperative -- seeking financial independence for themselves and their children. WIDE ANGLE follows these women as they establish a tiny factory for pickling vegetables and develop a market for their product in local stores.

Jul 11th, 2011 | Comments

World Links: Israel Exchanges Prisoners for Video, Burmese Opposition Leader’s Appeal Rejected

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Oct 2nd, 2009 | Comments

World Links: U.S. to Withdraw More Troops from Iraq, Lashkar-e-Taiba Determined to Strike India

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Sep 30th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Obama Addresses U.N., Co-Ed University Opens in Saudi Arabia

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Sep 23rd, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Warning from Top Commander in Afghanistan, World Leaders Gather in New York

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Sep 21st, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Four U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan, Iranian Reformist Faces “Maximum Punishment”

A roundup of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Aug 25th, 2009 | Comments

Heart of Jenin: Map: Palestinian Refugee Camps

Learn more about Jenin and more than 50 other Palestinian refugee camps.

Jul 8th, 2009 | Comments

Heart of Jenin: Video: Vox Pop

WIDE ANGLE goes to Times Square and asks a diverse group of people how they would solve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.

Jul 7th, 2009 | Comments

Heart of Jenin: Epilogue: Where Are They Now?

Here's an update on Ismael Khatib and the three children featured in the film whose lives were saved by Khatib's decision to donate his son's organs.

Jul 7th, 2009 | Comments

Heart of Jenin: Filmmaker Notes

Filmmakers Leon Geller and Marcus Vetter talk about their experiences working on the film.

Jul 7th, 2009 | Comments

Heart of Jenin: Resources

Links to additional information about Israel, the West Bank, and organ donation.

Jul 7th, 2009 | Comments

World Links: Sovereignty Day Celebrated in Iraq, Tensions Escalate Between Sudan and Chad

A round up of links to local stories of global importance from around the world.

Jun 30th, 2009 | Comments
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