Sleeping on Stones

Institute History

  • 2006 Rawi Middle East Screenwriters Lab in Jordan


Sleeping on Stones surpasses the confusion of the conflict by following the story of three ten-year-old boys in Hebron: Jacob, the son of American-Jewish settlers, Hamza, a Palestinian Muslim, and his Christian cousin, Yousef. Set during the first Palestinian Intifada, from 1987-1994, the three boys' lives intermesh and together share childhood experiences despite their vastly different lifestyles and upbringings.


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