Houston Palestine Film Festival

Sharing the stories of Palestinians through cinema

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


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


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


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.

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