The American filmmakers knew they were taking risks. They couldn’t expect to smuggle Israelis-passing-as-Americans in and out of the West Bank—not to mention pointing a camera at everything while they were there—without facing any consequences. So when they pulled their car full of women off the road in Nablus to film a b-roll shot, and looked up to see a man walking toward them with a machine gun, they kind of panicked.
As director Jen Heck recalls, “I thought to myself: Tonight is the night I’m going to jail in a Palestinian prison.” Read more about A Rabbi, an Ex-Soldier, a Palestinian and Some Lesbians Walk into a Band... »
Posted on February 24, 2016 - 4:01pm