Behind the Scenes
These short films give you an inside look at how our program unfolds, from building trust to creating films.
Through a series of dialogue sessions and trust building exercises, the 2011 participants take the first steps in getting to know each other.
Hopes and Fears
Young Israeli, Palestinian and Canadian university students discuss their hopes and fears coming into the 2011 Peace it Together filmmaking and dialogue program.
Land, custom, family, belonging ... Home is key to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. In this short video Peace it Together participants discuss their concept of home and how their feelings and perceptions have evolved over the course of the dialogue sessio
The participants came into the Peace it Together program with varied perspectives on the conflict ... points of view which aren't easily reconciled. While the dialogue sessions and trust-building exercises promoted honesty and openness, hearing how the 'ot
Peace it Together participants were asked to write haikus or short poems as a way to distill their experience in the dialogue sessions. The result was an inspiring expression of the creative process.
Building Peace Frame by Frame
As a follow-up to dialogue sessions, Israeli, Palestinian and Canadian youth work together to create short films that express their viewpoints on the conflict. In this short video, film mentors and students discuss the filmmaking process.
Sustaining the Impact
Executive Director Reena Lazar speaks about the role of filmmaking in the Peace it Together program while participants discuss plans to screen their films back home.
Peace it Together 360 is a short film about the 2008 Peace it Together program told from the perspective of the Canadian participants.
Full Program Credits
Produced by Peace it Together in association with
Gloria Davies - Producer/Director
Paolo Di Persico - Camera/Sound
Jessica Hallenbeck - Camera/Sound/Editor
Rami Azzam - Production Manager
Dima AlAnsari - Camera/Sound Assistant
Omar Chu - 1st Assistant Editor
Josephine Anderson - 2nd Assistant Editor
Gabriel Adelman - 3rd Assistant Editor
Production Assistants: Kate Tung, Patricia Marcoccia