POV, Global Voices
Seven Palestinian and Israeli children live only minutes apart in Jerusalem, and have compelling and humorous take on the Middle East conflict.
Justine Shapiro and her six-year-old son experience the daily life of three middle class families from very different backgrounds in Tehran.
Justine Shapiro was born in South Africa and grew up in Berkeley, California. After graduating Magna Cum Laude in History and Theatre from Tufts University, Justine spent 10 years as a travel show host for the PBS series GlobeTrekker which took her to more than 40 countries. In 1996, Justine co-founded… the non-profit production company Promises Films with B.Z. Goldberg. Justine speaks Spanish, French, and English.
Over the course of three months, Jewish filmmaker Justine Shapiro and her six-year-old son Mateo experience the daily life of three middle class families from very different backgrounds in Tehran, Iran. Our Summer in Tehran goes behind the traditional mainstream media headlines and explores a fascinating, yet strikingly familiar home of the "enemy."