[act-ma] Boston Palestine Film Festival Coming Soon :: Program Highlights, Oct 4th-12th, 2008

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Tue Sep 23 09:25:48 PDT 2008


Please forward and buy your tickets for films and concert today! Thank you!

The Boston Palestine Film Festival coming soon to a theater near you....  	


Bab Al-Shams 
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Opening Reception with Expressions of Nakba Exhibit at Harvard on Oct 3rd
Concert by the Simon Shaheen Trio at Museum of Fine Arts on Oct 10th

Film Festival Features Over 55 Films, Documentaries and Features by 
International Filmmakers

The Boston Palestine Film Festival (BPFF) returns to the Museum of Fine 
Arts (MFA) 
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Harvard Film Archive (HFA) 
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and Coolidge Corner Theatre 
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with another compelling collection of documentaries, dramatic features 
and new films by emerging artists commemorating the 60th anniversary of 
the Nakba (Catastrophe).Salt of This Sea 
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The 2nd Annual Boston Palestine Film Festival runs from October 4-12, 
2008 with free screenings at Northeastern University, Harvard Law 
School, Boston College, and Clark University in Worcester.

Don't miss the opening night film "Slingshot Hip Hop" at the MFA 
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on Oct 4th with director Jackie Salloum and the closing night film Salt 
of this Sea by Annemarie Jacir 
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on Oct 12th, the official selection to the Cannes film festival and the 
Palestinian entry for the Oscars.Slingshot Hip Hop 
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Check out the new 2008 Festival Video Trailer 
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and download the latest Festival Program Brochure 
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Opening Reception: Come celebrate the launch of the film festival in 
conjunction with the Expressions of Nakba exhibition 
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at Harvard on Friday, October 3rd (7:30 PM - 12:00 AM). See visual 
artwork, spoken word, photography and short films, and meet many of the 
artists, organizers and filmmakers. The event includes live Arabic 
music, food and more...

A concert by the acclaimed 
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Simon 
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Shaheen Trio 
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be held at the MFA on FrSimon Shaheen Concert at MFA 
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October 10th at 7:30 PM. The concert is co-sponsored by the Center for 
Arab Culture (CAC). Simon Shaheen is one of the most significant Arab 
musicians, performers, and composers of his generation. His work 
incorporates and reflects a legacy of Arabic music, while it forges 
ahead to new frontiers, embracing many different styles in the process, 
from jazz to Western classical music.
 
There will be a retrospective of celebrated filmmaker Michel Khleifi 
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at the MFA on October 11th with several of his films including Tale of 
Three Jewels, Wedding in Galilee and Route 181. Michel Khleifi will give 
a lecture on Palestinian Cinema 
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on October 10th at Northeastern University, followed by a reception. The 
Michel Khleifi program was made possible by the participation of the 
Department of Cinema Studies at Northeastern university.Bab Al-Shams: 
The Departure 
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The 2008 festival program schedule is online:
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About the Boston Palestine Film Festival
Now, in its second year, the Boston Palestine Film Festival is committed 
to showcasing the Palestinian narrative through the medium of cinema to 
audiences in the New England area. The Boston Palestine Film Festival is 
co-presented by the Museum of Fine Arts Film Department and the Harvard 
Film Archive. It is funded privately and through a grant from The 
Jerusalem Fund for education and community development.

Festival website: http://www.bostonpalestinefilmfest.org 
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The Boston Palestine Film Festival is a program of the Middle East 
Cultural and Charitable Society (MECCS), a 501 (c) (3) organization. All 
donations are tax deductible.

Purchase Festival Passes

BPFF Full Festival Pass: $150 
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All films, opening party and concert

BPFF Festival Half Pass: $67 
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Admission to any 8 films & opening party

	
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