Damiano, a news cameraman, is involuntarily barricaded inside the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem during the siege of April 2002. In addition to the other journalists, priests, nuns and refugees in the church, there is also a heavily pregnant Palestinian woman.
The Palestinian woman’s child is born at the same time as the negotiations which lead to the freeing of the journalists commence. As a result of the negotiations, Damiano leaves the church and returns to his hotel.
Once in safety, Damiano he feels he must do something to save the newborn child. Thus he returns to the church. Hiding the newborn child in his camera case, he overcomes the diffidence of the Palestinians and gets the child out of the church with the help of the Franciscans friars. However outside the church, an Israeli check point is waiting for him. The Israeli soldiers starts their search…