Coverage

2017

TV highlights 2017 
Cambridge Community Television, January 2, 2017

Films offer journeys from Syria to Walla Walla
The Boston Globe, May 27, 2017

Go Home: Film review
Gail Spilsbury blog, May 30, 2017

Foreign Body: Film review
Gail Spilsbury blog, June 8, 2017

8 Feminist documentaries you should see this fall
Wbur.org, September 14, 2017

“Palestinians Podcast:” Reinventing Palestinian oral history
Palestine Square, September 18, 2017

A Magical Substance Flows Into Me: Film review
Gail Spilsbury blog, October 12, 2017

Stitching Palestine: Film review
Gail Spilsbury blog, October 12, 2017

Celebrating a world of cinema at Boston Palestine and Boston Asian American film festivals
The Boston Globe, October 13, 2017

Five reasons to leave the house this weekend
The Boston Magazine, October 19, 2017

Octoberfest of quality filmmaking continues
The Boston Globe, October 20, 2017

Palestinian film festival opens with documentary in 11th year
BU News Service, October 23, 2017

2016

MFA cinema is a window on the world, diversity — and on Boston festivals
The Artery/WBUR, April 1, 2016

Political, financial obstacles don’t keep Palestinian directors from filling festival with memorable work
Fenway News, October 2016

Middle Eastern realities on the screen
The Boston Globe, October 6, 2016

From Palestine to Boston: the BPFF celebrates its 10th
Boston Globe, October 7, 2016

‘This was a story that had to be told’: Sold-out crowd at Palestine Film Festival
Journal of Middle Eastern Politics and Policy, October 18, 2016

How community-based media sparked international activism for Palestinian water rights
Mondoweiss, October 28, 2016

Boston Palestine Film Festival brings its 10th season to a spectacular close
Boston Reel, October 30, 2016

Visions of Palestine: Shorts from the 10th Boston Palestine Film Festival
emw bookstore – Borderlands, December 10, 2016

2015

Upcoming area film festivals
The Boston Globe, September 12, 2015

Solidarity and survival in the Palestinian, Native American, and Irish struggles
Muftah.org, October 9, 2015

Scene here: Celebrations from Palestine to Python
The Boston Globe, October 10, 2015

Off to Lebanon, Nepal, and the American West
The Boston Globe, October 24, 2015

Trip Along Exodus turns one man’s political legacy in Palestine into something very personal
Your Middle East, December 29, 2015

2014

Boston Palestine Film Festival: Oscar-nominated Omar
The Arab American Institute, February, 2014

Alice Rothchild ’70 premiers first documentary at Boston Palestine Film Festival
Bryn Mawr College Alumni News web site, February 19, 2014

‘When I Saw You’ – a young refugee’s view of war
The Boston Globe, April 15, 2014

Boston festival preview
Electronic Intifada, September 25, 2014

Documentaries playing in Boston
The Boston Globe, October 11, 2014

Super8: Boston Palestine Film Festival returns with vigor
DigBoston, October 15, 2014

Boston Palestine Film Festival tells stories beyond conflict
BDCwire (powered by Boston.com), October 17, 2014

2013

Review: Habibi
The Boston Phoenix, February 26, 2013

Romeo and Juliet are Palestinians longing for freedoms (Habibi)
The Boston Globe, March 5, 2013

Broken cameras: On the 2012 Boston Palestine Film Festival
Off Screen, Raphael Koenig, March 24, 2013

Film series and fests signify autumn
The Boston Globe, September 7, 2013

Upcoming film festivals showcase Palestinian creativity
The Electronic Intifada, September 13, 2013

Upcoming film festivals showcase Palestinian creativity
Palestine Network News, September 22, 2013

Industry News
NewEnglandFilm.com, October 2, 2013

Boston Palestine Film Festival at MFA
Color Magazine, October 3, 2013

Boston Palestine Film Festival, October 2013
Yareah Magazine, October 4, 2013

Voices Across the Divide to premiere at Boston Palestine Film Festival
Pluto Press web site, October 11, 2013

Palestine Festival films include Oscar entrant
The Boston Globe, October 12, 2013

If you’re in Boston: Palestinian narratives across genres
Arabic Literature (in English) blog, October 13, 2013

Censored 1981 film ‘Occupied Palestine’ to be shown at Boston Palestine Film Festival
Electronic Intifada, October 14, 2013

Dig this: Boston Palestine Film Festival
Dig Boston, October 15, 2013

‘Occupied Palestine’ doc’y finds new life 30 years after a bomb threat killed its release
Mondoweiss, October 16, 2013

New documentary ‘Flying Paper’ showcases the creativity of Palestinian children
Mondoweiss, October 16, 2013

Alice Rothchild’s Voices Across the Divide opens at Boston Palestine Film Festival Monday
Mondoweiss, October 18, 2013

Opening night of the Boston Palestine Film Festival
Tram Dao, The Portfolio of a Multimedia Specialist blog, October 19, 2013

Boston Today: Palestinian film festival
The Boston Globe, October 21, 2013

Boston Palestine Film Festival artist talks Arab Spring, a literary festival in Gaza, and the role of media in revolution
Open Media Boston, October 24, 2013

The Boston Palestine Film Festival: Review
Kate in Color blog, November 17, 2013

Boston Palestine Film Festival, exhibit ‘From These Streets’ showcase Palestinian perspective
The Tufts Daily, November 18, 2013

2012

Marcel Khalifé plays to joyous crowd
The Boston Globe, May 7, 2012

Fall preview of local film screenings, festivals
The Boston Globe, September 8, 2012

Boston-area to-do list
The Boston Globe, September 26, 2012

Palestinian cinema showcased in upcoming Toronto and Boston festivals
The Electronic Intifada, September 26, 2012

Only connect
The Boston Phoenix, October 1, 2012

Coming attractions in film: October 2012
The Arts Fuse, Boston’s Online Arts Magazine, October 2, 2012

Raising awareness at Palestine Film Festival
The Boston Globe, October 4, 2012

Ali Amr plays live at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston as part of the Boston Palestine Film Festival
Berklee College of Music (video)

Ali Amr Quartet at the Boston Palestine Film Festival, MFA ~ Part 1
You Tube (video)

Ali Amr Quartet at the Boston Palestine Film Festival, MFA ~ Part 2
You Tube (video)

Celebrating Elia, Said, and revolutions
Kalimat, Kalimat, Winter 2012, Issue 4, p. 46, Winter, 2012, p. 91

2011

4th annual Boston Palestine Film Festival
Washington report on Middle East Affairs, January/February, 20111

Morocco – ‘My Land’ by Moroccan filmmaker Nabil Ayouch to be screened in Boston Palestine Film Festival
allAfrica.com, August 3, 2011

Spotlight on: Upcoming Boston area film festivals
CBS WBZ Boston, August 29, 2011 (video)

Women making movies at the Boston Palestine Film Festival
Kalimat, Kalimat blog, October 2011

Boston Palestine Film Festival celebrates fifth anniversary this fall
Examiner.com, October 2, 2011

Boston Palestine Film Festival features award winning films
Examiner.com, October 2, 2011

Coming attractions in film: October 2011
Arts Fuse, October 2011

Celebrating the Legacy of Edward Said at the Boston Palestine Film Festival
Kalimat, Kalimat blog, October 11, 2011

Sculpting an identity
Benjacobjourno blog, October 13, 2011

Lionization of Edward Said at Boston Palestine Film Festival signals new moment of American Palestinian recognition
Mondoweiss blog, October 16, 2011

Identity lost and found at Palestine film fest
The Boston GlobeOctober 16, 2011

Boston Palestine Film Festival
Jadaliyya, October 19, 2011

Boston Palestine Film Festival celebrates fifth anniversary
Milton Patriot LedgerOctober 19, 2011

Attend this film fest: Boston Palestine Film Festival
The Boston Phoenix, October 20, 2011

Special Interview: Boston Palestine Film Festival
THE BIRN The BIRN, Berklee College of Music Radio Station, October 21, 2011

Boston Palestine Film Festival
WEBN-TV Boston (video)

Boston Palestine Film Festival opens tonight
Kalimat, Kalimat blog, October 21, 2011 (includes festival trailer video)

Boston Palestine Film Festival celebrates fifth anniversary
Boston Indymedia
, October 21, 2011

Romance, not romanticized: Three stories of love and loss from the Boston Palestine Film Festival
JadaliyyaOctober 24, 2011

Palestinian filmmaker takes political responsibility
PRI’s The World
(radio interview with Elia Suleiman), October 28, 2011

Portraying Palestine
The Harvard CrimsonNovember 3, 2011

Palestinian hip-hop trio inspires a different kind of political party
The Boston Globe, November 13, 2011

A community and dialogue
Benjacobnourno blog, November 29, 2011

2010

Framing their dilemmas: Palestinian-Israeli lives and history caught in movie form
The Boston GlobeOctober 3, 2010

Boston Palestine Film Festival (4th annual)
Annie’s New Letters & Notes blog, October 5, 2011

Discrimination and stereotypes
The Boston GlobeOctober 7, 2010

Boston Palestine Film Festival: Targeted Citizen
Firedint blog, October 7, 2011

More than words: Oud masters Le Trio Joubran honor Mahmoud Darwish in their local debut
The Boston GlobeOctober 3, 2010

BU’s Palestine Film Festival review: Surprisingly poignant
The Quad Online MagazineOctober 18, 2010

Palestinian, filmmaker, or both? This October, the Boston Palestine Film Festival showed how Palestinians could be both activists and filmmakers
NewEnglandFilm.com, October 31, 2010

2009

National Geographic kicks off screening tour for ‘Amreeka’ with unprecedented list of partners
National Geographic Entertainment Press release, August 17, 2009

The fall’s Boston festivals show global reach
The Boston Globe, September 13, 2009

Crossing boundaries: The Boston Palestine Film Festival gives voice to people rarely heard in New England
The Boston Globe, October 17, 2009

Animated feature wows at Boston Palestine Film Festival
The Suffolk Voice
, October 20, 2009

Boston Palestine Film Festival
The Boston College Heights, October 22, 2009

The Boston Palestine Film Festival 2009: “Laila’s Birthday”
The Boston Phoenix – Outside the Frame, October 30, 2009

2008

Radio interview with BPFF Co-Founder Salma Abu Ayyash
What’s Left, WMBR, 88.1 FM, September 24, 2008 (audio)

Palestine Festival’s date with history: Focus is expulsion of 60 years ago
The Boston Globe, September 28, 2008

The 2008 Boston Palestine Film Festival (Review), by Inez Hedges
Journal of the Research Group on Socialism and Democracy Online, September, 2008

Industry News – The Boston Palestine Film Festival returns with a second fest
NewEnglandFilmFest.com, October 1, 2008

Festival displays Palestinian films
The Harvard Crimson, October 17, 2008

Weaving together the diverse narratives of Palestinians in exile
The Daily Star, October 20, 2008

Landscape, Palestine, Venue: Boston | A nascent  festival makes a big impact
Film Festival Preview, IMAGINE Magazine, October 29, 2008

Report from the field: The Boston Palestine Film Festival
NewEnglandFilm.com, November 1, 2008

2007

Moving beyond the new stories: Boston Palestine Film Festival premieres
The Boston Globe, September 23, 2007

Radio interview with Mohammed Bakri
This Week in Palestine, WZBZ Boston, September 23, 2007

Films give glimpse of Palestine
The Huntington News, September 26, 2007

Cinema of suffering: The Palestinian film festival and the films of Pedro Costa
The Boston Phoenix, September 25, 2007

Video of festival opening reception with special performance by Simon Shaheen
The Arabic Hour, Boston, September 29, 2007 (audio; 40 min.)

Radio interview with Festival Co-founders Salma Abu Ayyash and Nitin Sawhney
What’s Left, WMBR, 88.1 FM, October 3, 2007 (audio; 27 min.)

Palestinian films debut citywide
The Harvard Crimson, October 5, 2007

Inside the Boston Palestine Film Festival
The Record, Harvard Law School, October 11, 2007

Radio interview with festival Co-founder Salma Abu Ayyash
Here & Now, WBUR, 90.1 FM, October 24, 2007 (audio)