BORDER OF PAIN

GVUL HAKEEV

By Ruth WALK

GO2FILMS - as SALES All rights, World

Social issues - Completed 2019

Lacking adequate medical resources, patients in the Palestinian territories requiring advanced treatments in Israel are faced with a rigid bureaucratic wall. Ruth Walk’s documentary examines the interdependence of the Israeli and Palestinian health services and medical systems.

Festivals
& Awards

Jerusalem International Film Festival 2019
SPECIAL MENTION Other Israel Award
Thessaloniki International Film Festival, 2019
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival (online) 2021
Doc Market Films
    • Year of production
    • 2019
    • Genres
    • Social issues, Documentary
    • Countries
    • ISRAEL
    • Languages
    • HEBREW, ARABIC, ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 50 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Ruth WALK
    • Producer(s)
    • Saar YOGEV (BLACK SHEEP FILM PRODUCTIONS LTD.), Naomi LEVARI (BLACK SHEEP FILM PRODUCTIONS LTD.), Alona REFUA (BLACK SHEEP FILM PRODUCTIONS LTD.)
    • Synopsis
    • Lacking adequate medical resources, patients in the Palestinian territories requiring advanced treatments in Israel are faced with a rigid bureaucratical wall. Ruth Walk’s documentary examines the interdependence of the Israeli and Palestinian health services and medical systems. Testimonies of patients, law enforcers, and doctors expose the intricate network of connections, regulations, and constraints that either save or lose lives.