THE HUMAN TURBINE by Danny VERETE
55 minutes, 2010
Production : Yehuda Bitton Productions / Israël
This film is about the attempts to to bring the benefits of wind and solar energy to the Palestinian village of Susia. Preferring action to protest, a group of determined individuals from both sides of the conflict work to light up the villagers’ lives, figuratively and literally.
Born in Jerusalem, Danny VERETE has become active and prolific in the Israeli film sceneover the past few years. In particular he has made ″Yellow Asphalt″ (2001, 83’), winnerof the Israeli Award for the Art, and ″Metallic Blues″ (2004, 90’), winning two awards at the Jerusalem International Film Festival (Best Script and Best Actor).