Running Free in Gaza by Mariam Shahin and George Azar (2011, 24 min.). Two young Palestinians in Gaza’s Khan Younis refugee camp embrace Parkour, the art of transcending obstacles and a challenging athletic discipline that offers an escape from daily life.
The People and the Olive by Aaron Dennis (2012, 70 min.). This uplifting film chronicles a team of American ultra-marathoners as they run 129 miles over five days through the West Bank to help raise awareness about the struggles facing Palestinian olive farmers. Discussion with director and producer follows screening.
Running Free in Gaza followed by The People and the Olive
2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Remis Auditorium, 161
- $9MFA members, seniors, and students
- $11Nonmembers Ticket Purchase Required
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