Tears of Gaza

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"Tears of Gaza" is a 2010 anti-war Norwegian documentary concerning the Gaza War from the perspective of Palestinian kids. The director of this film is Vibeke Løkkeberg.

The documentary is composed of the footage taken by the people in Gaza during the war, with some extra material from a number of journalists from abroad who were there during the war. Løkkeberg was not in Gaza during the conflict.

The documentary received a number of critics from Israel and the association "Israel For Peace" (MIFF) in light due to the fact that the film is seen as a propaganda for Palestine. It has been contended that the film was just made to criticize Israel, and that it has been created to depict Israel as the world's most severe military force.

In 2011 the film was screened in Jerusalem Film Festival. Tears of Gaza got the Gold Award under the Gaza Film Festival and the profit was given to the Palestinian kids participated in the documentary. The film got the Human Rights Award (Public Liberties and Human Rights Award) for best gimmick film in Al Jazeera International Documentary Festival in Doha in April 2010.

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