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Budrus - Q&A

Ayed Morrar, an unlikely community organiser, unites Palestinians from all political factions with Israelis and others from around the world to save his village – and its treasured olive trees – from destruction by Israel’s separation barrier.

Victory seems improbable until his 15-year-old daughter, Iltezam, launc

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hes a women’s contingent that quickly moves to the front lines.

Struggling side by side, father and daughter unleashed an inspiring movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territories that is still gaining ground today.

An action-filled documentary chronicling this movement from its infancy, Budrus shines a light on people who choose nonviolence to confront a threat.

The movie is directed by award-winning filmmaker Julia Bacha (Control Room, Encounter Point).

Bacha joins Amanda Palmer, Al Jazeera’s head of entertainment, and the FPS audience for a refreshingly optimistic Q&A.

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