How a boy’s death brought a West Bank cinema back to life

posted by Patrick Crowley on August 5, 2010 at 3:45 pm

JENIN, ISRAEL — In a tribute to a Palestinian boy accidentally killed, the city of Jenin banded together to bring a cinema back to life.

“A city with 70,000 people without a cinema is sad — there’s nothing you can do and nowhere to go,” Vetter told CNN.

“I decided to stop making documentaries for a year and try to establish the cinema.

“We wanted to get the Jenin youth involved and give them a vision to believe in, something to aim for.”

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Mike Rogers
Mike Rogers on December 4, 2010 at 7:45 pm

Any news on the progress of opening the theatre?

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