The 2008 Program: Israel/Palestine
The following films were created during the Peace it Together 2008 summer program that brought together Palestinian, Israeli and Canadian youth leaders. After a week of intense dialogue, these 30 teenagers conceived, wrote, directed, edited and in some cases acted and created the music for their films. In only nine days they created the following dramas, animations and documentaries that reflect their hopes and fears related to the conflict.
Palestinian, Israeli and Canadian participants discuss the inspiration they found in each other during the Peace it Together summer program.
Hand-drawn paintings and meticulously rendered rotoscope images blend to create a poetic meditation on individual freedom and hope.
Mohammad and Tom, two teenagers from Palestine and Israel, discuss the difficult issues that come between them.
Listen to This
Two musicians living on either side of a wall compete to see whose music can be the loudest.
Turning the Lens
Participants explore how the mass media has contributed to their personal mis-impressions and stereotypes.