Five Broken Cameras by Emad Burnat & Guy Davidi won the Best Picture Award at the 2012 Traverse City Film Festival. Michael Moore the TCFF Founder and President of the festival said “Each year the Traverse City Film Festival brings some of the world’s greatest films and filmmakers to join our audiences in a six-day celebration of cinema, and this year was bigger and better than ever, I commend our juries for selecting some of the bravest films we showed this year"
This award join many other awards the film has received in the past months, among them the Special Jury Award & Audience Award at IDFA 2011, the World Cinema Documentary Directing Award at The Sundance film festival 2012 and Cinema Du Reel Award.
Five Broken Cameras tells the intimate story of Burnat, a resident of the West Bank village of Bil'in, during the successful protest waged in the village against the separation fence.
On August 11th Five Broken Cameras had its Israeli TV premiere on channel 8.
The filmmakers Emad Burnat & Guy Davidi participated at the Greenhouse 2009 program supported by the EU in the framework of Euromed Audiovisual II.