Seven Stones

Director

Conor McCormack

Producer/DOP

Becky Bell

Editor

Jacob Parish

Synopsis

Jamal, 12, has grown up on a refugee camp in the West Bank, two years ago his brother was imprisoned for throwing stones at Israeli soldiers. ‘7 Stones’ tells his story and asks what kind of a childhood is possible living under war and occupation?

7 Stones comprises of interwoven documentary and drama elements: a powerful short film written in collaboration with Palestinian children and an emotive real life journey through Bethlehem’s fragmented landscape. The film attempts to look beyond the complex political situation in the region to focus on one of the human stories that for the most part remain untold.