The Other Side is a series of documentaries produced by Channel 4, showcasing original
work from the best up-and-coming directors, covering a wide range of contemporary issues and
This documentary titled Rachel Corrie, Death of an Idealist (2004) explores what drove
Rachel to become a peace activist in Palestine, how her family felt about her activities and the
circumstances that led to her tragic death.
Rachel Corrie was the 23-year-old American peace protester who was crushed to death under the tracks of an Israeli army bulldozer in 2003. Her death became front-page news around the globe, and she was immediately declared the first American martyr to die in the conflict between Israel and Palestine, becoming an international icon for the peace movement.
Retracing her steps from the peaceful suburbs of Washington State to the war-torn streets
of Gaza, the film follows her parents on a harrowing and dangerous journey, as they attempt to
understand the risks she has taken and try to make sense of Rachel's death.
510 MB, 49 mins, AVI
Jun 24, 2011, 04:35:05
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