Shot before the 7 October Hamas attacks escalated conflict in the Middle East, this film is an impartial look at the region, seeking to understand and scrutinise positions on both sides of the Israel / Palestine divide.
The Promised Land
About the film
The film is set in the West Bank and Jerusalem and the access includes politicians (both at the Knesset and inside the Palestinian Authority), the Israeli Defence Force, Zionist settlers, Palestinian protesters and a member of Islamic Jihad.
The live action footage is also dramatic: in one scene the film’s Director is shot by tear gas (on camera) and we see armed conflict unfold in the streets.
Duration: 60 minutes