This Is My Land… Hebron

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This Is My Land… Hebron
Giulia Amati , Stephen Natanson, 2010
Israel/Italy | English and Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles | 75 minutes

Q&A with filmmakers

Featuring interviews with both Israelis and Palestinians living in Hebron, as well as activists on both sides, members of the Israeli parliament and prominent Ha’aretz journalists, This Is My Land… Hebron lifts the lid on Hebron as it is today - a city fraught with violence and hate. Hebron is the largest city in the occupied West Bank, home to 160,000 Palestinians.   It is also home to one of the first Israeli settlements in the West Bank and the only one right in the heart of a Palestinian city. Once a bustling hub of activity, the city center now resembles a ghost town. A colony of 600 Israeli settlers lives in the city center, requiring a garrison of more than 2,000 Israeli soldiers to defend them. The cultural and economic life of the town is being suffocated. It’s a war between neighbors where the main goals are to conquer one more meter of the city, keep the enemy at bay, and simply stand one’s ground.

Presented in association with United Nations Association of New York and the New Israel Fund.

Venue: Walter Reade Theater

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