The Balfour Declaration by Noon Films

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Al Jazeera Arabic channel will broadcast on Sunday 29/10/2017 a film entitled “The Balfour Declaration” marking one century after British foreign secretary Arthur Balfour wrote a letter to the first Jewish peer in England Lord Lionel Walter Rothschild. This letter, which later became known as “The Balfour Declaration”, which had led to the creation of the state of Israel. This  important historical documentary was graded by Narduzzo Too.

The Balfour Declaration




Documents and Research

The film contains a number of documents from several sources obtained by our research team under the supervision of senior researcher Hany Bishr, specifically the British and Scottish archives in addition to the special diaries of the most important characters of the film. These documents include the first drafts of the Balfour Declaration, as well as the most important meetings that led to the declaration, including formal and informal governmental meetings.

The Balfour Declaration


Production and Filming

Produced by Noon Films for Al Jazeer Media Network, Balfour Declaration was produced and filmed in six countries: Britain, the United States, France, Italy, Jordan and Palestine. The film was directed by Mohammed Salameh. The drama scenes were directed by Rick Platt and executive producer Mohammed Alsaedi and first aired in the UK on BBC2.