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"Stone Cold Justice" and "From al-Araqib to Susiya"


Closing out the Witness Palestine Film Series is this documentary double feature, beginning with "Stone Cold Justice." Originally created to be broadcast on Australian news, the film investigates the shocking Israeli military prosecution specifically targeting Palestinian children and the results of a policy which cultivates fear in the citizens of the West Bank. Particularly distressing is footage of soldiers detaining a 5-year-old boy accused of throwing a stone at a passing car; it would almost be funny is it wasn't horrifying. The film is paired with "From al-Araqib to Susiya," a brief documentary examining the tragic demolition of two "unrecognized" Palestinian villages.