Award-winning documentary Hotel Everest, 2017 (40 min.)

In Israel and Palestine, the road to peace is a steep climb. How do you overcome decades of fear and bloodshed? How do you combat current events that tear both sides even farther apart? For two activists, one Israeli, and one Palestinian, the challenges seem insurmountable, and yet they try to see and understand the humanity in “the other”, forge connections that promote empathy, understanding and, in their wildest hopes, Peace. Hotel Everest is their story.

HOTEL EVEREST Trailer v6 from Gardenia Productions on Vimeo.

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