Well I fully expected this movie to be amateurish
and a bit sappy, but I wasn't prepared for this. Terrible editing paired
with lame scripted lines by quintessential American liberal upper-middle-class
twenty-somethings and scruffy middle-aged Berkeley-looking professor-types made
this a messy affair to watch. Fortunately, the images speak for themselves.
The utter devastation wrought by the Israeli aggressors on civilian Rafah needs
Children climb over piles of rubble three times their height. Families huddle
in pitiful concrete shells that once were warm homes. Indiscriminate, constant
gunfire echoes through the neighborhood as babies sleep. The people of Rafah
stubbornly try to go about their business as tanks and bulldozers and snipers
threaten their every attempt at normality. This is the reality of occupation,
of a brutal war against a proud, ancient people.
The Israeli State's assault on freedom, lives, and property is here captured
in a mere clip, 20 minutes long – a shred of evidence that suggests a lot
more than it shows.
Pictures are worth a thousand words, and this movie is proof. Just leave out
the sappy Guns n' Roses and we're cool.
Rafah - Solidarity Under Occupation (Get