The Israeli Occupation Is Clearer From Hollywood

'Five Broken Cameras' provides a naked look at the painful results of this ongoing occupation. Some of these results have been inscribed in acts of overt violence, and others on the troubled faces of some of the soldiers forced to “star” in this film.

The moment it became a candidate for an Oscar, we were quick to embrace the film “Five Broken Cameras” as a cause for Israeli pride. In this, we once again demonstrated the choice we have made for the past several years: to live apart from the harsh reality and imagine our lives as a glittering reality show. For us, what matters is to imagine that we’re marching down the red carpet together with Emad Burnat and...