Gaza Strip

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A brief, two-week excursion to the Gaza Strip turns into an extended study of the Palestinian Intifada and the damaging effects of the Israeli occupation in this feature-length documentary from American filmmaker James Longley. Filmed over the course of three months and culled from over seventy-five hours of footage, Longley attempts to give a human face to the longstanding conflict by offering an intimate look into the daily lives of average Palestinians.

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Critic Reviews for Gaza Strip

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  • Presents a most persuasive vision of hell on Earth.

    Jan 31, 2003 | Rating: 3.5/4
  • Its one-sidedness ... flirts with propaganda.

    Nov 11, 2002 | Full Review…
  • A documentary to make the stones weep -- as shameful as it is scary.

    Nov 11, 2002
  • While it is interesting to witness the conflict from the Palestinian side, Longley's film lacks balance ... and fails to put the struggle into meaningful historical context.

    Nov 11, 2002 | Rating: 2.5/4
  • It provides a grim, upsetting glimpse at the lives of some of the 1.2 million Palestinians who live in the crowded cities and refugee camps of Gaza.

    Nov 11, 2002 | Rating: 3.5/5
  • Therein lies the persisting sentiment of guilt and fiendishness in trying to adequately talk about a film that portrays rather poignantly and starkly the suffering of Palestinians

    Oct 2, 2007 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

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