Houston Palestine Film Festival

Sharing the stories of Palestinians through cinema


Houston Palestine Film Festival
500 Crawford Street Apt 542
Houston, TX 77002

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 2017