Houston Palestine Film Festival

Sharing the stories of Palestinians through cinema


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

THE IDOL

Date: Friday, May 13, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Place: Museum of Fine Arts Houston

OPENING NIGHT!

The Idol, by Hany Abu-Assad, is inspired by the story of Mohammed Assaf and how he became the beloved Arab Idol! 


AVE MARIA

Ave Maria, by Basel Khalilwas a 2016 Academy Award nominee for Best Short Film (Live Action).
 

Five nuns living in the West Bank find their routine disrupted when the car of a family of Israeli settlers breaks down outside the convent. Unable to use the telephone due to Sabbath restrictions, the family needs help from the nuns, but the sisters' vow of silence requires them to work with their visitors to find an unorthodox solution.
 

Houston Palestine Film Festival 2016