Flying Paper by Nitin Sawhney and Roger Hill (Palestine, 2013, 71 min.). The uplifting story of Palestinian youth in the Gaza Strip on a quest to shatter the Guinness World Record for the most kites ever flown. Using hand-held cameras and close-up shots, the film engages a group of young Palestinians trained as filmmakers to join the production team for authentic interviews and scenes. Discussion with Sawhney follows screening.

Just A Child by Mohammed Al-azza (Palestine, 2011, 12 min.). A 14-year-old Palestinian recounts his nine-month stay in an Israeli prison.

The 7th Annual Boston Palestine Film Festival

Childhood and Coming-of-Age in Palestine: Flying Paper preceded by Just a Child

Next Session: This event is closed.
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
Admission
$9MFA members, seniors, and students
$11Nonmembers
Ticket Purchase Required
Event Type
Film