Director: Antoine Fuqua
Writer(s): Joshua Hammer (book); Avi Issacharoff and Matt Cook (screenplay).
Synopsis: Inspired by a true story, Siege of Bethlehem tells how a Muslim, an Israeli Jew, and a Christian American came together to prevent a battle from breaking out between the Israeli army and a group of armed Palestinian militants who had taken refuge in Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity, the believed birthplace of Jesus. At the close of 39 days, despite the resistance put up by many of their superiors and colleagues, the three managed to reach a resolution, ending the siege and avoiding an all-out war on the church’s hallowed grounds.
Release Date: Unknown | Length: Unknown | Genre: Action, Drama, History | MPAA Rating: Unknown
Note: Original announcement. Based on the book “A Season in Bethlehem: Unholy War in a Sacred Place” by Joshua Hammer.