House by Ahmad Saleh (2011, 4 min.). For generations, a family lived in a spacious, beautiful, and generous house. The generosity of the house had become part of their life. Guests were always welcome to enjoy a pleasant stay. Until one guest arrived with a different plan in mind.
Samir’s Room by Osama Qashoo (2011, 15 min.). Samir returns from college to find Israeli settlers have occupied parts of his family home in Jerusalem. In this gentle and life-affirming film, Samir takes an unexpected, touching, and delightful revenge.
Invisible Policeman (Shunt ala Alhamesh) by Laith Al-Juneidi (2011, 59 min.). Abu Sa’ed, a policeman with the Palestinian National Authority, tries to live a normal lifein a divided city. “Uptown,” in the Palestinian-administered zone where he works, he wields authority as a policeman; though “downtown,” where his is one of the few Palestinian families remaining in the Israeli military-controlled area, he must remove his uniform and accept invisibility and powerlessness. Despite the hard reality, this documentary explores his family’s hopes and dreams.
House, Samir's Room followed by Invisible Policeman
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
- $7MFA members, seniors, and students
- $8Nonmembers Ticket Purchase Required
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