To Shoot an Elephant

To Shoot an Elephant

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  • Mohammad Rujailah, Alberto Arce
  • Spain
  • 2009, 112 min
Script: Alberto Arce, Miquel Marti Freixas
Photography: Alberto Arce
Editing: Miquel Marti Freixas
Sound: Francesc Gosalves
Color: Colour
Language: Arabic, English

1 blood 2 never-ending violence 3 no journalists allowed 4 proximity, absolute immediacy, helplessness 5 urban ecosystem and wartime reality 6 filming people's behavior under these circumstances 7 Israel admits use of white phosphorous munitions 8 Palestinian civilians spent several weeks in no-go zone 9 rampaging elephants must be killed, as must rabid dogs 10 outside historicity, war is a confrontation with questions of existence

An eyewitness report from the war in Gaza, Operation Cast Lead, which inflicted immeasurable suffering upon civilians; footage made by the only foreigners in Gaza shows a different experience than that seen on Western television screens.

Photo Gallery

Festival edition: 2010
Sections: Opus bonum
Exhibition format: DV PAL
Subtitle languages: English


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