Posts Tagged ‘docu’
Don’t miss this eye opening documentary on Channel 4 tomorrow night!
Unreported World meets members of the Palestinian Paralympic team hoping to qualify for London 2012. They find athletes struggling to train in the conflict zone. In a territory where those who die fighting the Israelis are considered the true heroes, the Paralympic team goes completely unrecognised by its own people – read more…
Palestinian atheletes have one 3 medals at previous paralympics:
- Bronze – Husam Azzam – 2000 Sydney – Shot put
- Silver – Husam Azzam – 2004 Athens – Shot put
- Bronze – Mohammed Fannouna – 2004 Athens – Long jump
WATCH: 8pm Monday March 15, 2010
UPDATE The Independent: Children of Gaza: Scarred, trapped, vengeful
In December 2008, the Israeli Defence Force unleashed a campaign to destroy the ability of Hamas to launch rockets and mortars into Israel. Around 300 children were amongst the 1,300 Palestinians that were killed.
After the ceasefire, BAFTA-winning filmmaker Jezza Neumann arrived in Gaza to follow the lives of three children over a year.
Surrounded by the remnants of the demolished Gaza Strip and increasingly isolated by the blockade that prevents anyone from rebuilding their homes and their lives, Children of Gaza is a shocking, touching and uniquely intimate reflection on extraordinary courage in the face of great adversity.
Repeated 4.15am Sunday March 21, 2010