Little Town Of Bethlehem
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 101952
Product Format: DVD
Content Type: Documentary
Cat. Code: EGM 5031330596562
Director: Jim Hanon
Release Date: 15 Nov 2010
Come face to face with the courageous struggle for a nonviolent solution to the crisis that has torn Palestinians and Israelis apart. Little Town of Bethlehem is a bold documentary by award-winning director Jim Hanon and producer Mart Green. It shares the gripping story of how three men born into the cycle of violence have chosen to risk everything to bring peace to their homelands.
Sami and Ahmad are Palestinians, one is a Christian, the other a Muslim; and Yonatan is an Israeli Jew.
Independently they find inspiration through the example of Martin Luther King Jr.ís and Mahatma Gandhiís sacrificial commitment to equality. At great personal cost they have joined together in a heroic and dangerous cause.
In the city of Bethlehem, where it is said that God became man, these men stand side by side with those whose only desire is to be treated as equals, as fellow human beings.
Their story brings the possibility of real hope to this embattled region and provides a model for resolution of hostilities throughout the world.