Ever optimistic she sets up a tourist project and promotes the Bethlehem passport the kind of first step on which peace processes are built. Meanwhile the construction of the ‘separation wall’ slowly strangles the most famous little town in the world. As one man whose business is ruined says “Security. They’ve swallowed the whole world with this one word.”. This is a powerful, very personal film that shows the hope that drives Leila’s campaign but also faces up to the limits of what she can achieve.
“a fierce, poignant film” The Guardian
“One of the most remarkable and moving documentaries I have seen about this unreported story.” John Snow
Leila Sansour will answer questions after the film