Palestine: Story of a Land

Directed by Simone Bitton

120 minutes / Color
Release: 1996
Copyright: 1992

Using only rare archival and newsreel footage, this film tells the story of Palestine from the nineteenth century through current times.

In 1948, the foundation of the state of Israel split the land between Israelis and Palestinians, turning the region into a volatile linchpin in global efforts to keep the world at peace.

PALESTINE: STORY OF A LAND asks whether negotiations can lead to a harmonious coexistence on this troubled land.


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