Filmed during the 2014 siege of Gaza, which left 507 children dead and 3,598 wounded, ‘Born in Gaza’ follows a group of young children (Hamada, Motasem, Bisan, Udai, Rajaf and Mohamed) growing up in a war zone. Its estimated that 400,000 children in Gaza are in desperate need of psychological help. And the violence seems to be self-perpetuating…
Hernán Zin is war correspondent, writer and documentary director originally from Argentina but based in Madrid. For the last 17 years he has moved around the globe, working in more than 40 countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America. His filmography includes the documentaries: La guerra contra las mujeres (War against Women, 2011), Villas Miseria (Shanty Towns, 2009), Calcuta: Vida en la estación de la muerte (Calcutta: Life in Death Season, 1997).