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5 Broken Cameras – review

Injustice, hazard and hope are vividly captured in this defiant one-man chronicle of life in an embattled Palestinian village




5 Broken Cameras: Emad Burnat’s mother pleads for the release of his brother, Khaled, who has been arrested.

Back in the late 70s and early 80s, before he embarked on the grander works that made him famous such as his Decalogue series and his Tricolor trilogy, Krzysztof Kieslowski made a succession of films about politics and personal responsibility. One of the most notable is Camera Buff about Filip, a minor functionary in a provincial Polish town who buys an 8mm camera to photograph his baby daughter. Very soon his boss gets him to make a film celebrating their factory, and thereafter, for better or worse, film comes to dominate Filip’s life. The…

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  1. craiglock Says:

    Reblogged this on Let's Break Dawn Barriers and Build Bridges .


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