Houston Palestine Film Festival

Sharing the stories of Palestinians through cinema


Houston Palestine Film Festival
2510 Wichita St.
Houston, Texas 77004

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) 
Friday, May 13 - 7:00 p.m. 
The Idol | Hany Abu-Assad
Ave Maria | Basil Kahlil  (Academy Award nominee for Best Live Action Short Film) 


Saturday, May 14 
4:00 p.m. 
Theeb | Naji Abu Nowar (Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film) 

6:00-7:00 p.m. 
Reception
7:00 p.m. 
3000 Nights | Mai Masri


Sunday, May 15
1:00 p.m. 
Trip Along Exodus | Hind Shoufani

Rice University Media Center
Thursday, May 19
7:00 p.m. 
Roshmia | Salim Abu Jabal
Break the Siege | Baburka Production


Friday, May 20
7:00 p.m.
Speed Sisters | Amber Fares
Second Hand Refugee | Jumana Saadeh
9:00-9:30 p.m.
Q&A with film director Amber Fares
9:30-11:00 p.m.
Reception


Saturday, May 21
4:00 p.m. 
Panel: Challenges of Independent Filmmaking (free admission)

5:00 p.m. 
Cinema Palestine | Tim Schwab (free admission)

7:00 p.m. 
Love, Theft and Other Entanglements | Muayad Alayan
8:30-9:00 p.m.
Q&A with film co-writer/producer Rami Alayan
9:00-11:00 p.m.
Reception


Sunday, May 22 | HPFF OSCARS SUNDAY!
5:00 p.m.
Theeb | Naji Abu Nowar (Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film)
Ave Maria | Basil Kahlil  (Academy Award nominee for Best Live Action Short Film)
 

Thursday, May 26
7:00 p.m.
Dégradé | Ahmad and Mohammad Abou Nasser
Ave Maria | Basil Kahlil (Academy Award nominee for Best Live Action Short Film) 


Friday, May 27
7:00 p.m.
Jews Step Forward | Marjorie Wright and Elika Rezaee
8:30 -9:00 p.m.
Q&A with film director Marjorie Wright.
9:00-11:00 p.m. 
Reception


Saturday, May 28
4:00 p.m.
The Idol | Hany Abu-Assad
Ave Maria | Basil Kahlil (Academy Award nominee for Best Live Action Short Film) 

7:00 p.m.
Sara 2014 | Khalil al Mozian
9:00-11:00 p.m.
Closing Night Reception

Houston Palestine Film Festival 2016