A documentary film screening was held on November 6 in Hanoi in response to the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 2014 and the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (November 29).

Addressing the event, Ho Anh Dung, Chairman of the Vietnam Committee for Solidarity with Palestinian People, affirmed Vietnam ’s support for Palestine ’s struggle for its basic national rights.

He expressed belief that with the strong support given by the international community, Palestine’s struggle will come to a victory.

Palestinian Ambassador to Vietnam Saadi Salama thanked the Vietnamese people for their backing, saying his country’s fight for basic national rights over the past years also pursues the right to establish an independent state.

The film screened at the event was “Five broken cameras” directed by Emad Burnat and Guy Davidi, which shows the non-violent fight of people in Bil’in, a village in the West Bank. During the struggle, five cameras used by Emad to record dramatic moments experienced by Bil’in villagers were broken.

The film won the Amsterdam Documentary Film Festival 2011, Sudan Film Festival 2012, and Emmy Award 2013. It was also recommended for best documentary film in Oscar Award 2012.-VNA