FEATURED FILM: The Idol, by Hany Abu-Assad
Friday 10/21 7p & Saturday, 10/22 3p | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
SPECIAL EVENT: Palestinians, Live!
Sunday 10/23 5:30 & 8:30p | OBERON, Cambridge
FEATURED FILM: Speed Sisters, by Amber Fares
Friday 10/28 7p | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
CLOSING FILMS: Sci-fi Trilogy, by Larissa Sansour
Sunday 10/30 6:30p | Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Leila Sansour in conversation following film
Arts Auction

Hany Abu-Assad on The Idol: “I Wanted It to Be a Love Letter to Gaza”

We spoke with Oscar-nominated Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad about his latest film, The Idol, which chronicles the life and rise to superstardom of the Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf. Read More

Dror Dayan: “It was Important to Me to Use the Resources I Had to Show the Real Situation in Palestine”

We spoke with Dror Dayan, director of Even Though My Land is Burning, a documentary that chronicles the involvement of Ben, an Israeli Jew living in Tel Aviv, as he continues to support the Palestinian struggle. Read More

Rinske Bosch: “Yazan Experienced the Violence of the Camp Every Day”

Netherlands-based Rinske Bosch speaks about her documentary, I'm Not Afraid of the Soldiers, which follows 13-year-old Yazan, who uses art to tell his story with the help of his friends. Read More

Take My Pictures for Me: Co-Directors Share Perspectives on Their Film: “There Were Many Scenes That Were Not Safe for Either of Us to Shoot”

We spoke with the co-directors of Take My Pictures For Me about the genesis of their film and the challenges and rewards they experienced while making it. Read More

Mahmoud Abu Ghalwa: “We Are a Ghost of Our People”

We spoke with Mahmoud Abu Ghalwa in Gaza via Skype about his film, Paper Boat, a drama short that artistically articulates Abu Ghalwa’s ideas about surrender, freedom, and slavery. Read More