Triple Somersault for the Cameras

This performance is truly over-the-top. Note the long running jumps performed for effect and resolving into an acrobatic somersault, all performed for no apparent reason but t...

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Casually Jumping into an Ambulance Uninjured

The action in this scene is completely anti-climactic.  A man bicycles lazily by in the foreground. A boy wanders by with a red knapsack. The “victim” bounds under his ow...

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Young Man Feigns Head Injury for Cameras

This footage is meant to show the evacuation of a man with a serious head injury, but it raises significant questions: 1) The “wound” does not produce anywhere near the...

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A successful call for attention ends with a clap and a smile

Directly in front of the Israeli position, a swarm of young men -who all seem completely unafraid of being shot by the Israelis -summon a host of cameramen and a U.N ambulance...

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Different Camera Angle – Reuters footage of the Al Durahs from behind them by the barrel

This footage was shot by a Reuters cameraman situated behind the Al-Durahs by the barrel. It shows the broader context to Abu Rahma’s limited focus when filming the Al Durah...

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Another Camera Angle – Footage from an AP cameraman from behind the Al Durahs

This footage was shot by an AP cameraman situated even further behind the Al-Durahs than the Reuters cameraman (wearing a white and yellow “press” vest) who shot the foota...

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Widening the Lens: AP Extended Footage – Gaza Gun Battle

This extended AP footage ties together the scenes captured in other clips analyzed here. In this footage, we hear what sound like exchanges of fire. Indeed, this AP segment is...

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