2017 Houston Palestine Film Festival

Houston Palestine Film Festival
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The Houston Palestine Film Festival brings an honest and independent view of Palestine and its diaspora’s society, culture, and political travails through the art of film. HPFF is a non-political, non-religious, non-profit organization that seeks to expose the near 6 million diverse inhabitants of the greater Houston area to Palestinian culture and identity through film.

The 2017 schedule will include:

May 5 - Museum of Fine Arts Houston

  • Gaza Surf Club by Philip Gnadt & Mickey Yamine
  • Tawfiq's Reef by Roger Hill

May 6 - Rice University Media Center

4 pm

  • Radiance of Resistance by Jesse Roberts
  • Return to Seifa Village by Anne Paq & Roger Hill

7 pm

  • Gaza Surf Club by Philip Gnadt & Mickey Yamine
  • Gaza a Gaping Wound by Anne Paq & Ala Qandil (accompanied by "Obliterated Families" photography exhibit)

May 7 - Rice University Media Center

  • Fire at Sea by Gianfranco Rosi and Donatella Palermo
  • We Cannot Go There Now, My Dear by Carol Mansour

Event Details


5.7.17 | 5:00 pm
5.6.17 | 7:00 pm
5.6.17 | 4:00 pm
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5.5.17 | 7:00 pm


Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005

Rice University Media Center Galleries
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005