The 2011 Program: Israel/Palestine
In the summer of 2011 30 Israeli, Palestinian and Canadian university students came to Canada's west coast for the Peace it Together dialogue and filmmaking program. The result was the following 10 short films about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict.
A reflection on the present circumstances surrounding the conflict, and the glimpses of humanity in which we find ourselves.
A famous writer and his family enjoy a simple and happy life, but something is not right.
A short, impressionistic film that reflects on human conditions and emotions, while questioning measures of security common to individuals in the Palestinian/Israeli conflict as well as other conflicts worldwide.
In the Presence of Absence
Perceptions and ideas of the "other" are explored as two girls meet in the space that divides them.
The morning routines of an Israeli and a Palestinian are woven into a single story of humanity, loss and coffee.
Visualizations of unity and conflict through the creation of two national breads with very similar ingredients.
Through a Glass, Darkly
Two women brought together by their own story - a reflection of grief and death that surrounds them.
The Butterfly Effect
A discussion of social problems facing today’s global community, with a focus on how these actions create ripple effects around the world.