Bethlehem

TIFF 2013 | Bethlehem (Yuval Adler, Israel)—Discovery

By Jay Kuehner / September 11, 2013

By Jay Kuehner Utterly circumscribed by its political geography, Yuval Adler’s Bethlehem delineates the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the eyes of a Palestinian teen, Sanfur, who at film’s outset is boldly protesting to his peers that he’s got the nerve to take a bullet to the chest (aided by a protective vest presumably looted from Israeli officers). That…

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