One war, ten days, three stories: the Old City of Jerusalem, at the dawn of a new Middle East. For the Brits, it’s the shameful end of 30 years Mandate. For the Jews, it’s the birthday of their State. And for the Palestinians, it’s a catastrophe. Only now, 60 years later, images can be shown from three opposing points of view, telling a whole new story.
Jerusalem Cuts wanders between fiction and reality, looking for some sparks of truth about what really happens when this triptych of narratives interweave. Does the best story win?