Wallajeh is a small village. It is southwest of the city of Jerusalem. It is one of many villages affected by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Most of the people in Wallajeh are Palestinian. In 2009, the Israeli government planned to build a security wall through the middle of Wallajeh. This wall would divide the village. It would also separate them from the rest of the Palestinian territories.
The people of Wallajeh did not want the wall to divide their village. So they protested. But they did not use weapons or force. Instead they used non-violent methods of protest. They gathered together. They stood in front of building vehicles. And they spoke about why they wanted the government to move the wall.
The people of Wallajeh used these peaceful methods for many months. But there was little progress. And they were losing hope. Then, they watched a film called Budrus. Budrus was made by the organization Just Vision. This film encouraged the people of Wallajeh to continue their peaceful efforts. This article is on Just Vision and its desire to encourage and support non-violent conflict resolution in Israel-Palestine.
这村子的人采取和平抗议方式有几个月，但却没有什么进展。他们感到希望渐渐破灭。在那当时，他们看到一部影片，叫Budrus.这部影片是由一个机构Just Vision所制作的. 影片鼓励Wallajeh的人继续他们的和平示威。本文是有关这个机构所做的，它鼓励并支持以非暴力方式解决以色列和巴勒斯坦间的冲突。
Ronit Avni started Just Vision in 2003. Avni is a North American and an Israeli citizen. She has worked with human rights media organizations for many years. She has helped make films about many conflicts around the world. But in 2001, Avni decided she wanted to concentrate on the conflict in Israel-Palestine. Avni did not start by making films. Instead, she began by doing research. Avni told the Dowser news organization,
Ronit Avni 2003年创办Just Vision机构。她 来自北美，也是以色列的公民。她曾经在人权组织工作多年。她制作过许多影片，都是和世界不同地区的冲突有关。2001年，她决定专注在以色列和巴基斯坦的冲突。她并不是从制作影片开始着手，乃先做研究。她告诉一个Dowser的新闻媒体机构说，
“I spent 2 years talking with Palestinian and Israeli nonviolence leaders, peace builders and human rights activists. They all expressed that they felt invisible - like no one in their own communities or internationally saw the work they were doing…I decided to launch Just Vision to show their untold stories of nonviolence. I wanted to connect these people to each other, to news media organizations, to leaders and to the world.” Avni recognized that news organizations offered plenty of information about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. However, they usually told stories about violence and death. Avni wanted to tell a different story. She wanted to tell real stories of peacemakers and non-violent human rights activists in Israel and Palestine.
“我花两年时光和巴基斯坦及以色列那些主张非暴力的领袖，那些提倡和平和人权的人士对话。他们都深深感受到不被人所知，无论是社区里或国际上，没有人真正看到他们所做出的努力。于是，我决定要开办Just Vision 机构，把这些人怎么倡导非暴力斗争的故事说出来。借此，我希望这些人能彼此联合，也让新闻媒体机构和世界领袖能注意到他们所做的。”Avni 明白新闻媒体对以色列和巴基斯坦两国的冲突有许多的报道，然而，通常都是报道有关暴力和死亡的消息。她想要说的是另一种的故事，有关这两个国家里那些和平工作者和倡导非暴力的人权份子的故事。
Just Vision released its first film in 2006. They called the film Encounter Point. The film told the story of several Israelis and Palestinians who experienced loss through the conflict. Some of the people had lost their homes. Others had lost family members or friends. The film showed how these individuals experienced anger and sadness. But it also showed how they chose to work together for a peaceful end to the conflict.
Just Vision 机构在2006年发表了第一部影片，名叫：Encounter Point 接触点。影片谈到两对立国的一些人经历失落的故事。有些人的家没了，有些亲人朋友流散或死亡。影片中展现出这些人心中怀有的怒气和忧伤。但也突显了他们是如何的彼此合作，要为两国的冲突寻求和平的解决之道。
In 2009, Just Vision released its second film, Budrus. This film told the story of a village named Budrus. Like the village of Wallajeh, the government planned to build a security wall through Budrus. But the wall would block the villagers of Budrus from their farm land. So, the villagers of Budrus decided to act. But instead of fighting for their land, the community of Budrus protested peacefully. Budrus tells about the life of a Palestinian villager named Ayed Morror. It shows how he, and his 15 year old daughter, brought together their community. The film also shows how Israeli citizens worked with the people of Budrus. Together, these Israelis and Palestinians solved the conflict peacefully and saved the village of Budrus.
2009年，Just Vision 发布了第二部影片Budrus.这部影片是有关Budrus这个村落。就像Wallajeh一样，那里的政府计划要在村里兴建防卫墙，这道墙会导致村人与他们农地两相隔。因此，Budrus 的村民决定有所行动。他们没有诉诸武力，反倒采取和平斗争。影片里说到一个巴基斯坦的村民，叫Ayed Morror.他和他15岁的女儿怎么把全村的人聚合起来。影片里也说到一些以色列人如何与这村庄的人一起联手。经由彼此的合作，两边敌对的人和平地解决冲突，也拯救了Budrus 村.
Julia Bacha is a Brazilian film maker. She works for Just Vision and directed Budrus. She told the New York Times why she made the film.
“I hope this film can… encourage more people to believe in, write about, support and join the nonviolent struggle taking place in Israel-Palestine.”
Julia Bacha 是巴西人，也是影片制作人。她为Just Vision 工作，导演了Budrus。她告诉纽约时报的记者，解释她为什么制作这部影片。
To help achieve this goal, Just Vision creates educational materials and resources for their films. When Just Vision shows a film, it uses these resources to start discussions about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, about non-violence resistance, and about peace making. And it seems to be working. After watching Budrus, the villagers of Wallajeh were encouraged. And they continued their work. After the film, they planned their largest and most effective peaceful protest ever!
为了达到这个目标，Just Vision 为了他们制作的影片，建立了具有教育性的材料和资源。当他们播放影片时，他们会使用这些资源来启动一些讨论，谈有关两国的冲突，谈非暴力的抗争，谈促进和平的工作。这些都有很正面的功效。在看了Budrus影片后，Wallajeh的村民深受鼓舞。他们继续他们的和平抗争，也计划了一个最盛大最有果效的和平抗议。
In 2012, Just Vision released its most recent film. It is a shorter film called My Neighborhood. This film tells the story of a young Palestinian boy, his family and his community. The boy’s name is Mohammed. The government made families in Mohammed’s community move out of their homes. And Israeli citizens moved into the homes. This made many of the Palestinians in Mohammed’s community angry. It made Israeli citizens angry too. Many people thought making the families move was not right.
2012年，Just Vision 发表了他们最新的影片。名叫My Neighborhood 我的邻舍。这影片描述了一个年轻的巴勒斯坦男孩，他的家庭和社区的故事。男孩名叫：默罕默德。地方政府迫使他所在社区的一些家庭要离开自己的家，好让以色列人搬进去住。这使得默罕默德社区的人极其愤怒，也导致以色列居民生气。许多人都认为迫使人迁移离家的这个举动不对。
The film shows Mohammed and members of his community working together to peacefully protest this action. It also shows how Mohammed became friends with young Israeli citizens. These Israelis peacefully protested with him for his community.
Similar to Budrus, this film tells the story of a housing conflict. But unlike Budrus, the conflict shown in My Neighborhood is not yet solved. But Just Vision hopes the film will encourage a peaceful resolution. Bacha says that the film is already having a powerful effect. She told the film magazine The Independent,
这部影片和之前的Budrus影片一样，谈的同样是和房产有关的争执。但不像 Budrus, My Neighborhood 影片所叙述的，还没有得到解决。然而Just Vision希望此片能带出和平的解决之道。Bucha说，此片子已经带出很强有力的影响。她这样告诉独立影片杂志说，
“We recently showed the film at the European Parliament. The boy from the film, Mohammed El Kurd, came and spoke to the Parliament…The Parliament was shocked by Mohammed’s story...Since then, the European Parliament has made a promise to bring up the issue through their ambassadors.”
Bacha, Avni, and Just Vision believe in sharing stories of peaceful, non-violent conflict resolution. Their films have won many awards. And many people all over the world have seen them. Avni and Bacha believe their films can change people’s behavior - both the people involved in the conflict AND the people watching the films. Bacha told Forbes Magazine why she believes film has the power to do this.
Bacha, Avri 和 Just Vision 机构深深相信，要致力分享这些以和平非暴力的方式解决冲突的故事。他们的影片得到许多的奖项。全世界也有众多人看过他们制作的影片。Avi和 Bacha 深信他们制作的影片能改变人们的行为，不论是正处在冲突中的人们，或是观赏影片的人。Bacha 告诉富比士杂志，说到为何她相信影片有这样的威力，
“Film has a rare ability. For a short time, it keeps a large number of people from making a quick judgment. It lets them invest themselves in a particular story - even in the story of someone who is very different from them... Film permits people to examine the effects of a particular subject on a human level.”
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