2017 ~ Eleventh Annual Boston Palestine Film Festival
This year’s festival featured screenings at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Paramount Center; and the Cambridge Public Library. A special event, the Closing Ceremony with embroidery exhibit and discussion panel, took place at the Center for the Arts at the Armor in Somerville. The festival opened with Raed Andoni’s Ghost Hunting and closed with Carol Mansour’s Stitching Palestine. The program touched on themes of resilience, resistance, perseverance, and preservation. Festival guests included Amahl Bishara, Ahlam Muhtaseb, Samia Badih, Nasser Samara, Clotilde Abudi, Wafa Ghnaim, Carol Mansour, Muna Khalidi, and Salma El Yassir.