Power of Fear.

“How we can practice the virtue of peace?", asks Abuna Manuel, Palestinian priest in Gaza during Operation Cast Lead by the Israeli army.
A journey into a Holy and bloody land, consumed by decades of occupation and dominated by the same inescapable mood: fear.

  • Martini Santos
    Director
  • Martini Santos
    Writer
  • Martini Santos
    Producer
  • Roberto Arbib - Tel Aviv's Rabbi
    Key Cast
  • Michel Sabbah - Patriarch Emeritus of Jerusalem
    Key Cast
  • Abuna Manuel Musallam - Palestinian Catholic Priest in Gaza
    Key Cast
  • Violette - Israeli Palestinian woman
    Key Cast
  • Project Title (Original Language):
    Il Potere della paura
  • Project Type:
    Documentary
  • Runtime:
    38 minutes 36 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 15, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    Italy
  • Country of Filming:
    Israel, Palestine, State of
  • Language:
    English, Italian
  • Aspect Ratio:
    4:3
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Genova Film Festival
    Genova
    Italy
    November 30, 2016
    Finalist
  • Maazzeni Film Festival
    Paternò (CT)
    Italy
    January 3, 2017
    Jury Prize
  • La Storia in Piazza
    Genova
    Italy
    April 7, 2017
    Finalist
  • MyArt Film Festival
    Cosenza (CS)
    Italy
    April 29, 2017
    Finalist
  • Social World Film Festival
    Vico Equense (NA)
    Italy
    July 26, 2017
    Finalist
  • Ariano International Film Festival
    Ariano Irpino (AV)
    Italy
    August 4, 2017
    Finalist
  • Noto International Film Festival
    Noto (SR)
    Italy
    August 30, 2017
    Special Mention
  • Camaiore Film Festival
    Camaiore (LU)
    Italy
    September 15, 2017
    Finalist
  • Roma Cinema Doc
    Roma
    Italy
    November 30, 2017
    Finalist
  • Sarno Film Festival
    Sarno (SA)
    Italy
    December 2, 2017
    Best Documentary
  • Fluvione Corto Festival
    Ascoli Piceno (AP)
    Italy
    December 14, 2017
    Finalist
  • Un Film per la Pace
    Udine (UD)
    Italy
    March 8, 2018
    Finalist
Director Biography - Martini Santos

Martini Santos (1976) wrote several short films, among which “The Bay” directed by Eleonora Divizia and “Frames” directed by Eros Achiardi.
Between 2009 and 2012 he contributed to Finale Ligure “Overlook Film Festival” as artistic consultant.
“Power of fear” is his first medium-length documentary.

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