SKIES ABOVE HEBRON

Netherlands 2020 – Director: Esther Hertog, Paul King – Original language: Arabic, Hebrew – Subtitles: English

Two Palestinian brothers are pursued by Israeli soldiers across a rooftop above the old town of Hebron. A boy monitors the violence on the streets with his camera. Three children, three perspectives on a world where conflict escalates daily.

We present the International Premiere of the film.

No youth rating

Camera: Paul King & Esther Hertog. Sound: Marc Lizier (sound design). Editing: Ruben van der Hammen. Production: DOXY. Producer: Janneke Doolaard. Length: 56 min. International Sales: Dutch Core.

 

Esther Hertog

The Dutchwoman lived many years of her childhood and youth in Israel. In 2008 she completed her studies in visual anthropology at the University of Manchester and subsequently worked as a documentary film director and cinematographer, among other things. Following SOLDIER ON THE ROOF (2012), SKIES ABOVE HEBRON is her second collaboration with co-director Paul King.


Filmography

SOLDIER ON THE ROOF, NL 2012, 80 min.
HOPE DESPAIR LAUGHTER, NL 2008, 30 min.
OSAMA'S DANCE, NL 2007, 27 min.


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