East Jerusalem West Jerusalem

Directed by Henrique Cymerman, Erez Miller
Film Movement
80 Minutes
Documentary, Jewish, Music
Not Rated
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Israeli singer-songwriter David Broza sets out to realize his dream of cooperation and dialog between Israelis and Palestinians through music. During 8 days and nights of joint creation by his mixed Jewish and Muslim band in an East Jerusalem studio, a hopeful message of equality and unity arises. Featuring Steve Earle and Mira Awad.


  • David Broza
DVD Features

Deleted Scenes including additional performances by David Broza and Steve Earle

Sound: Stereo 2.0

Discs: 1

  • Highest Rating
    "While collaborations like this aren’t unprecedented, the timing and scope of this project has far-reaching effects. The album is good; the making-of documentary is extraordinary."
    Jordan Hoffman, Vanity Fair
  • Highest Rating
    "At a time when Israel and Palestine seem as hopelessly divided as ever, the documentary shows how artistry can wrestle with heavy societal themes to inspire personal, soul-stirring music."
    Zach Sharf, IndieWire
  • Highest Rating
    "...Israeli filmmakers Erez Miller and Henrique Cymerman manage to inject a sense of optimism into a conflict that often seems desperate and without solution."
    Andrea R. Vaucher, The Wrap

Awards & Recognition

Official Selection
Woodstock Film Festival
Official Selection
Palm Beach Int'l Film Festival
Official Selection
Jewish Motifs Film Festival
Official Selection
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

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