PRESS COVERAGE

Arab America
11 documentaries you need to see to understand Palestine
Noha Medhat Arab America
Nov 29, 2015
Russia Today
The silence of nonviolence - Interview with Julia Bacha
Abby Martin Russia Today
Jun 08, 2014
Russia Today
The silence of nonviolence - Interview with Julia Bacha
Abby Martin Russia Today
Jun 08, 2014
PUMA CATch Up Magazine
Making an Impact
Marlene Ringel PUMA CATch Up Magazine
Nov 15, 2012
PRIS's The World
A Documentary on Property Rights Dispute in East Jerusalem
Monica Campbell PRIS's The World
Aug 31, 2012
MSNBC
The Palestinian nonviolent movement
Chris Hayes MSNBC
Mar 11, 2012
The Huffington Post
The Lessons of Budrus, 7 Years Later
Alon Ben-Meir The Huffington Post
Sep 12, 2011
The Huffington Post
Domestic Foreign Policy Storm Clouds -- The Unresolved Israel Palestine Debate
Clarence B. Jones The Huffington Post
Sep 07, 2011
Al Jazeera English
TEDGlobal: Non-violence, tolerance and online freedoms
Bilal Randeree Al Jazeera English
Jul 12, 2011
Jerusalem Letter (reprinted in Irish Times)
East Jerusalem book lovers' haven is more than just a bookshop
Michael Jansen Jerusalem Letter (reprinted in Irish Times)
Jul 06, 2011
NPR
Budrus: A Palestinian Village and Documentary Film
The Diane Rehm Show NPR
Jun 24, 2011
NPR
Budrus: A Palestinian Village and Documentary Film
The Diane Rehm Show NPR
Jun 24, 2011
Social Contexts
Budrus; by Julia Bacha and JustVision
Malcom L. Rigsby Social Contexts
Jun 11, 2011
Art Threat
Non-violent solutions in Palestine/Israel
Ezra Winton Art Threat
May 27, 2011
Static Mass
Israel or Isn't It? Julia Bacha's Budrus
Dominic Walker Static Mass
May 12, 2011
The Huffington Post
Budrus Shows 'White Intifada' Can Beat the Israeli Occupation
Robert Naiman The Huffington Post
May 11, 2011
The Guardian
Budrus: A West Bank village's emblematic struggle for its land
Harriet Sherwood The Guardian
May 09, 2011
Flickering Myth Movie Blog
DVD Review: Budrus
Will Preston Flickering Myth Movie Blog
May 05, 2011
Detroit Movie Examiner
Budrus, an eye-opening and inspirational documentary
Tom Santilli Detroit Movie Examiner
Mar 18, 2011
Detroit Free Press
New this week: 'Budrus'
Detroit Free Press
Mar 16, 2011
Stuff.co.nz
Films with an edge star in festival
Tom Hunt Stuff.co.nz
Mar 08, 2011
The Baltimore Sun
Nonviolent movements nothing new in the Middle East
Kimberly Katz The Baltimore Sun
Mar 07, 2011
The Marc Steiner Show
Ronit Avni Interview
The Marc Steiner Show
Mar 03, 2011
The Shetland News
World changing' movie weekend
The Shetland News
Mar 02, 2011
Soujourners Magazine
Showcasing Unsung Heroes in the Middle East
Becky Garrison Soujourners Magazine
Feb 22, 2011
The Standford Times
Budrus is making a difference through film
Keith Loria The Standford Times
Feb 13, 2011
The New York Review of Books
Israel & Palestine: Breaking the Silence
David Shulman The New York Review of Books
Jan 27, 2011
The New York Review of Books
Israel & Palestine: Breaking the Silence
David Shulman The New York Review of Books
Jan 27, 2011
San Francisco Sentinel
Budrus- A Documentary on uniting Palestinians and Israelis
Sean Martinfield San Francisco Sentinel
Jan 18, 2011
IC Places
Budrus- It took a village to save a village
Chris Knipp IC Places
Jan 18, 2011
SF Gate
Budrus'- film offers glimmer of hope in Mideast
Walter Addiego SF Gate
Jan 14, 2011
East Bay Express
Film Search: Budrus
Kelly Vance East Bay Express
Jan 11, 2011
WBEZ, NPR Affiliate
Death at Bil'in protests in the West Bank
WBEZ, NPR Affiliate
Jan 10, 2011
SF Gate
Activists help on film about Palestinian village
Hugh Hart SF Gate
Jan 09, 2011
OpEdNews
The Best Films of 2010
Kevin Gosztola OpEdNews
Dec 30, 2010
The Jewish Daily Forward
Active in Documentaries: The New Generation of Social Justice Filmmakers
Catie Lazarus The Jewish Daily Forward
Dec 29, 2010
The Jewish Daily Forward
Forward Fives: 2010 in Film
Richard J. Lewis The Jewish Daily Forward
Dec 27, 2010
Montreal Mirror
Must-sees and must-flees
Mirror Film Montreal Mirror
Dec 23, 2010
Seattle Met
Little Budrus Busts the Barrier
Eric Scigliano Seattle Met
Dec 19, 2010
The Seattle Times
Budrus': Nonviolence put to the test in West Bank Documentary
John Hartl The Seattle Times
Dec 16, 2010
Indiewire
Building Cultural Bridges in Dubai
Matthew Knott and Peter Knegt, Indiewire
Dec 16, 2010
Christian Science Monitor
Palestinian nonviolence: Is the Budrus model still viable?
Daniella Cheslow Christian Science Monitor
Dec 10, 2010
VANews.com
Search for Common Ground Celebrates Promoters of Peace
Mohamed Elshinnawi VANews.com
Dec 07, 2010
The Seattle Times
35 Holiday movies to anticipate
Moira Macdonald The Seattle Times
Dec 04, 2010
The Boston Globe
Budrus, A Close Look at a barrier to Israeli-Palestinian dialogue
Wesley Morris The Boston Globe
Dec 03, 2010
Boston Herald
Life-affirming 'Budrus' uproots history
James Verniere Boston Herald
Dec 03, 2010
Twin Cities Daily Planet
"Budrus": An inspirational documentary about Israel and Palestine
Dorothy Scholtz Twin Cities Daily Planet
Dec 02, 2010
Star Tribune
Going up Against the Wall
Colin Covert Star Tribune
Nov 25, 2010
Twin Cities Daily Planet
A Thanksgiving bounty of new releases, and vintage films from 1921 to 2001
Jim Brunzell III Twin Cities Daily Planet
Nov 24, 2010
Pioneer Press
Budrus' is an eye-opening and inspiring story
Chris Hewitt Pioneer Press
Nov 24, 2010
The Washington Post
Oscar-doc snub, er, short list announced
Ann Hornaday The Washington Post
Nov 19, 2010
Religion Dispatches
Nonviolent Resistance in the West Bank: A Review of Budrus
Ira Chernus Religion Dispatches
Nov 19, 2010
Chicago Tribune
Roundup: 'Budrus', "Samson and Delilah"
Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune
Nov 18, 2010
Time Out Chicago
Film Review: Budrus
Hank Sartin Time Out Chicago
Nov 18, 2010
Newcity Film
Review: Budrus
Ray Pride Newcity Film
Nov 17, 2010
In These Times
Reading Gandhi in Budrus
Michael Atkinson In These Times
Nov 08, 2010
Huffington Post
Help the Palestinians. Go See This Movie.
Robert Naiman Huffington Post
Nov 08, 2010
NBC Washington, NITESIDE
Budrus’ Producer Says Middle East Will Find Peace But Frets Over Toll
Janet Donovan NBC Washington, NITESIDE
Nov 01, 2010
Washington Post
Budrus,' redefining the cinematic hero
Ann Hornaday Washington Post
Oct 29, 2010
Washington Post
Bad Fence, Good Neighbor
Ann Hornaday Washington Post
Oct 29, 2010
The New York Times Online, The Lede
Palestinians Sentenced for Civil Disobedience
Robert Mackey The New York Times Online, The Lede
Oct 23, 2010
LA Times
Movie Review: Budrus
Kenneth Turan LA Times
Oct 22, 2010
The Daily Beast
Tearing Down Jerusalem's Walls
Dayo Olopade The Daily Beast
Oct 22, 2010
NPR
A Story of Nonviolent Protest in the Middle East
Mary Louise Kelly NPR
Oct 14, 2010
NPR
A Story of Nonviolent Protest in the Middle East
Mary Louise Kelly NPR
Oct 14, 2010
The Charlie Rose Show
A look at the documentary 'Budrus'
Charlie Rose The Charlie Rose Show
Oct 11, 2010
New Orleans Progressive Examiner
Budrus: The story of a people's will to defy a fence using nonviolence
Gregory Bryce New Orleans Progressive Examiner
Oct 08, 2010
Hammer to Nail
Peacemaking from the Ground Up
Pamela Cohn Hammer to Nail
Oct 07, 2010
The New York Times
A Study in Middle East Nonviolence
Mike Hale The New York Times
Oct 07, 2010
The Village Voice
Making Peace Look Possible
Ella Taylor The Village Voice
Oct 06, 2010
The Jewish Daily Forward
How Will Jews React to 'Budrus'?
Josh Nathan-Kazis The Jewish Daily Forward
Oct 06, 2010
MSNBC
New Film Looks at Middle East Movement
Andrea Mitchell MSNBC
Oct 06, 2010
MSNBC
New Film Looks at Middle East Movement
Andrea Mitchell MSNBC
Oct 06, 2010
The Boston Globe
Framing their dilemmas
Jesse Singal The Boston Globe
Oct 04, 2010
The New York Times
To Take Up Arms or Not? A Film Joins the Debate
Ethan Bronner The New York Times
Oct 03, 2010
Documentary Magazine
Meet the DocuWeeks Filmmakers: Julia Bacha
Documentary Magazine
Oct 01, 2010
The Independent
Ayed Morrar: The West Bank's reluctant movie star
Don Macintyre The Independent
Oct 01, 2010
The Financial Times
Film releases: Oct 1
Nigel Andrews The Financial Times
Sep 29, 2010
BBC Radio4
Start this Week (Begins at 31:10)
BBC Radio4
Sep 27, 2010
London Evening Standard
Budrus shows the power of peace
Derek Malcolm London Evening Standard
Sep 24, 2010
BBC World Service
The Strand
Mark Coles BBC World Service
Sep 24, 2010
The Guardian
Film Weekly meets Robin Williams and talks Film Power 100
Jason Solomons The Guardian
Sep 23, 2010
USA Today
Some documentaries have measurable impact
Maria Puente USA Today
Sep 22, 2010
Howl': Sex, Poetry and America in the '50s
Miller-McCune
Sep 21, 2010
Time Out London
Budrus Review
Peter Bradshaw Time Out London
Sep 21, 2010
Montreal Mirror
Planting Peace
Matthew Hays Montreal Mirror
Sep 09, 2010
The Root
Can Nonviolence Change the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict?
Cord Jefferson The Root
Sep 02, 2010
Shtetl on the Shortwave
Ronit Avni on Shtetl
Shtetl on the Shortwave
Sep 02, 2010
The Electric Intifada
The story of a people's resistance told in "Budrus"
Jimmy Johnson The Electric Intifada
Aug 31, 2010
indiewire
Balcony Set to Release "Budrus"
Nigel Smith indiewire
Aug 31, 2010
Newsweek
The Peaceful Intifada
R.M. Schneiderman & Joanne Chen Newsweek
Aug 13, 2010
Newsweek
The Peaceful Intifada
R.M. Schneiderman & Joanne Chen Newsweek
Aug 13, 2010
Michael Moore calls Budrus "one of the best documentaries I’ve seen this year"
New York Times ArtsBeat
Dave Itzkoff Michael Moore calls Budrus "one of the best documentaries I’ve seen this year"
Jul 20, 2010
The New York Times
Waiting for Gandhi
Nicholas Kristof The New York Times
Jul 09, 2010
The New York Times
Waiting for Gandhi
Nicholas Kristof The New York Times
Jul 09, 2010
The Jerusalem Post
Opening Lines: A Film Flotilla?
Amir Mizroch The Jerusalem Post
Jul 09, 2010
Inter Press Service
One west bank town's unarmed courage
Ellen Massey Inter Press Service
Jul 04, 2010
Washington City Paper
Silverdocs winners announced
Erin Petty Washington City Paper
Jun 28, 2010
The New York Review of Books
Unarmed Protest: A New Palestinian Approach?
Eyal Press The New York Review of Books
Jun 14, 2010
The Daily Californian
San Francisco International Film Festival
Jawad Qadir The Daily Californian
May 13, 2010
The Story of Budrus
Riz Khan
May 04, 2010
Art Threat, Toronto
Report from Hot Docs
Ezra Winton Art Threat, Toronto
May 04, 2010
The Nation
The New Face of Palestinian Resistance
Ari Berman The Nation
May 03, 2010
The Middle East Magazine
Budrus - A Success Story
Alexa Dalby The Middle East Magazine
May 01, 2010
NOW Magazine, Toronto
VOL 29 NO 35
Budrus - 4 stars
Radheyan Simonpillai NOW Magazine, Toronto VOL 29 NO 35
Apr 29, 2010
ABC News
Saving 'Budrus' Through Peaceful Resistance
Christine Kearney ABC News
Apr 27, 2010
ABC News
Saving 'Budrus' Through Peaceful Resistance
World View ABC News
Apr 27, 2010
JWeekly
S.F. film fest to feature Israel, Jewish themes
Stacey Palevsky JWeekly
Apr 22, 2010
This Week in New York
Tribeca Film: Budrus
This Week in New York
Apr 21, 2010
The Jewish Week
Up Against the Wall
George Robinson The Jewish Week
Apr 20, 2010
Tribeca Film Festival
Faces of the Festival: Julia Bacha
Tribeca Film Festival
Apr 20, 2010
New York Magazine
Nine Films from the Ninth Annual Tribeca Film Festival
Bilge Ebiri and Logan Hill New York Magazine
Apr 18, 2010
WBAI
Interview with Ronit Avni
Beyond the Pale WBAI
Apr 18, 2010
The Washington Post
It takes a village to humanize the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Richard Cohen The Washington Post
Apr 13, 2010
The Washington Post
It takes a village to humanize the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Richard Cohen The Washington Post
Apr 13, 2010
The Jerusalem Post
Film-fest hysteria
Hannah Brown The Jerusalem Post
Apr 04, 2010
BeyondChron
S.F International Film Festival 53 Preview
Peter Wong BeyondChron
Mar 31, 2010
Reuters
Tribeca unveils film lineup
Christine Kearney Reuters
Mar 11, 2010
New York Magazine
On the Menu at Tribeca Film Festival 2010
Lane Brown New York Magazine
Mar 10, 2010
Deutsche-Welle
Budrus debut opens doors for Palestinian peacedocumentary
Alexa Dvorson Deutsche-Welle
Feb 25, 2010
Ynet
Jewish films make a splash in Berlin
Miriam Cross Ynet
Feb 24, 2010
Deutsche-Welle
Films from war-torn regions set somber tone at Berlinale
Silke Bartlick Deutsche-Welle
Feb 20, 2010
The Nation
Building a different Middle East
Joel Benin The Nation
Jan 15, 2010
TimeOut Dubai
Julia Bacha Interview
Becky Lucas TimeOut Dubai
Dec 20, 2009
Variety
Budrus - Variety Review
Alissa Simon Variety
Dec 16, 2009
Gulf News
Film is an untapped resource
Kelly Crane Gulf News
Dec 15, 2009
Khaleej Times Online
Bridging the cultural gap
David Light Khaleej Times Online
Dec 15, 2009
Khaleej Times Online
Awe-inspiring Tale
David Light Khaleej Times Online
Dec 14, 2009
Emirates Business 24/7
Small documentary with a big message premieres tonight
Rachel McArthur Emirates Business 24/7
Dec 13, 2009
The National
Queen Noor says films can humanise the conflict
Praveen Menon The National
Dec 12, 2009
The National
A galaxy of stars comes to town
Tahira Yaqoob The National
Dec 07, 2009
Gulf  News
It's a different DIFF
Gulf News
Dec 02, 2009
Time Out Dubai
Dubai International Film Festival 2009
Laura Chubb Time Out Dubai
Nov 30, 2009
Indiewire
Sundance Announces Doc Fund Grant Recipients
Bryce Renninger Indiewire
Aug 20, 2009