1 videodisc (21 min., 20 sec.) : sd., col ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; Dolby Digital.
Ben Newmark, Noureen Dewulf, A.J. Tannen, Joey Naber ; voices: Amick Byram, Anita Vasan, Steven Memel, Ahmen el Asmer.
Writer/director/producer, Ari Sandel ; editor, Avi Youabian ; co-screenplay, songs and lyrics writer, Kim Ray ; producers, Pascal Voguelsy ... [et al.] ; co-producer, Bill Boland ; music composed & orchestrated by Yuval Ron ; musical staging & choreography by Ramon del Barrio ; dir. of photography, Gavin Kelly ; casting, Steven Helgoth.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2005.
Academy Awards, 2007: Best live action short film.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
West Bank story is a musical comedy set in the fast-paced, fast-food world of competing falafel stands in the West Bank. David, an Israeli soldier, falls in love with the beautiful Palestinian cashier, Fatima, despite the animosity between their families' dueling restaurants. Can the couple's love withstand a 2000 year old conflict and their families' desire to control the future of the chic pea in the Middle East?
Drct, 3-07; 11-10(rpl)