The BOSTON PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL comes to HARVARD LAW SCHOOL for four screenings on Oct 2 and Oct 3
The BOSTON PALESTINE FILM FESTIVAL comes to HARVARD LAW SCHOOL for four screenings on Oct 2 and Oct 3. All screenings are FREE, open to all, and in LANGDELL SOUTH.
Tuesday Oct 2, 6:30 pm: USA v. AL-ARIAN *USA v. AL-ARIAN by Line Halvorsen (99 min) is a close portrait of the trial of a Palestinian-American activist and university professor in one of the first test cases of the PATRIOT Act. Winner of the Audience Prize of the Tromso International Film Festival.
Tuesday Oct 2, 8:30 pm: ALL THAT REMAINS and RAINBOW *ALL THAT REMAINS by Nada El Yassir (52 min) follows the story of Arab bedouins, "unrecognized villages," and Israeli policies in the Negev. RAINBOW by Abdel Salam Shehada (39 min) offers glimpses of life and devastation in Gaza following Israel's Operation Rainbow. Discussion with Darryl Li will follow.
Wednesday Oct 3, 6:30 pm: THE IRON WALL and CONFRONTING THE WALL *THE IRON WALL by by Mohammed Alatar (57 min), "The best description of the barrier, its routing and impact is shown in the film The Iron Wall." -- President Jimmy Carter. Alan Greig, director of CONFRONTING THE WALL: ART AND RESISTANCE IN PALESTINE (29 min) will be present.
Wednesday Oct 3, 8:30 pm: OCCUPATION 101, and the US Premieres of I WON'T RUN and DRYING UP PALESTINE *OCCUPATION 101 by Sufyan and Abdallah Omeish (90 min) details life under Israeli military rule, the US role in the conflict, and the major obstacles to a viable peace. "A visual revolution is born." -- In Focus. And the US premieres of I WON'T RUN by Christopher Pastor (4 min) and DRYING UP PALESTINE where ordinary people tell the tale of Israel's almost total control over water resources (by Peter Snowdon and Rima Essa, 28 min).
Presented by Justice for Palestine and Alliance for Justice in the Middle East.
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This event is open to the public; no registration required.
Please note that this event is not sponsored by The Center for Middle Eastern Studies. For more information about the event, please email the contact listed above.