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Palestine cinema series hit Hanoi screen

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Hanoians will have a chance to learn more about the land and people of Palestine though a series of movies made by Palestinians to be screened at the Hanoi Cinematheque from December 4-9.

The Palestine Embassy in Hanoi said on December 4 that the film screenings mark the International Day for Solidarity with the Palestinian People (November 29) and the 25 th anniversary of Vietnam-Palestine diplomatic ties (November 19).

In addition to movies, viewers can also see the documentary film ‘Five Broken Cameras’, providing a truthful view of the life and feelings of Palestinian people on occupied land.

Especially, Director Emad Burnat of the film, one of the well-renown film makers of Palestine , will meet with Hanoi audiences following each screening.

‘Five Broken Cameras’ is a deeply personal, first-hand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements.

The film won awards at the Amsterdam International Documentary Film Festival in 2011 and the Sundance Film Festival in 2012. It was one of five documentaries nominated for an Academy Award in 2012.-VNA
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