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Film Details

Nomination Category:

Best Documentary Feature Film

Ceremony Year:

2010

Country:

Palestinian Territories / Israel / USA

Producers:

Ronit Avni, Julia Bacha and Rula Salameh

Co-Producers:

Sandi DuBowski & Darius Fisher

Director:

Julia Bacha

Ayed Morrar, an unlikely community organiser, unites Palestinians from all political factions and Israelis to save his village from destruction by Israel’s Separation Barrier.

Victory seems improbable until his 15-year-old daughter, Iltezam, launches a women’s contingent that quickly moves to the front lines. Struggling side by side, father and daughter unleash an inspiring, yet little-known movement in the Palestinian Territories that is still gaining ground today.

In an action-filled documentary chronicling this movement from its infancy, Budrus shines a light on people who choose nonviolence to confront a threat yet still remain virtually unknown to the world.

Website: www.justvision.org/budrus

2010 APSA Nominee – Budrus – Trailer