2016 ~ Tenth Annual Boston Palestine Film Festival
This year’s festival featured screenings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, ArtsEmerson, Somerville Theatre, and the Brookline Public Library. A special event, the second annual Palestinians, Live! show, took place at OBERON in Cambridge. The festival opened with Mai Masri’s 3000 Nights and closed with Larissa Sansour’s science fiction trilogy (A Space Exodus, Nation Estate, In the Future, They Ate from the Finest Porcelain). In keeping with the festival’s 10th Season, the main thematic thread was Past, Present, and Future. Festival guests included Mai Masri, Amahl Bishara, Silvia Chiarantini, Alessandra Cinquemani, Loretta Alper, Jeremy Earp, Roger Hill, Anas Hamra, and Leila Sansour.