This global film showcase offers independent views of Palestine’s history, culture and geographically dispersed society. This year’s lineup kicks off on October 14th with Mai Masri’s topical prison drama 3,000 Nights, followed by free live Palestinian music in the Bravo restaurant. The festival closes with a film trilogy by Larissa Sansour, who uses the science fiction genre to look at the Isreali-Palestinian conflict from a uniquely surreal perspective.


Ticket Packages

For a further discount, you can purchase a 3-Film Package! You must select the three screenings you wish to attend at the time of purchase. Please note that the 3-Film Package cannot be applied to the opening night film, which is sold separately.

Full Festival Passes are available for purchase on the Boston Palestine Film Festival’s website. The Full Festival Pass allows first come, first served admission to all BPFF films and events except for the opening night film, which is sold separately.

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Members $21.00
Nonmembers $27.00

In This Series

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Opening Night: 3,000 Nights
Friday, October 14, 2016
7:00 pm9:30 pm

3,000 Nights by Mai Masri (2015, 103 min.). In Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles.  Layal (Maisa Abd Elhadi), a young newlywed Palestinian...

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Frontiers of Dreams and Fears
Saturday, October 15, 2016
1:00 pm2:30 pm

Frontiers of Dreams and Fears (Ahlam al-Manfa) by Mai Masri (2001, 56 min.). In Arabic with English subtitles. Documentary. Mona and Manar are...

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Children of Shatila preceded by Paper Boat
Saturday, October 15, 2016
3:00 pm5:00 pm

Children of Shantila by Mai Masri (1998, 47 min.). In Arabic, English and Hebrew with English subtitles. Documentary. Living in Beirut’s...

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3,000 Nights
Sunday, October 16, 2016
12:30 pm3:00 pm

3,000 Nights by Mai Masri (2015, 103 min.). In Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles. Layal (Maisa Abd Elhadi), a young newlywed Palestinian...

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Recollection
Sunday, October 16, 2016
3:30 pm5:15 pm

Recollection by Kamal Aljafari (2015, 70 min.). In Arabic with English subtitles. Documentary. The filmmaker returns to Jaffa, the city of his...

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The Curve preceded by Occupier
Thursday, October 20, 2016
7:30 pm9:05 pm

The Curve by Rifqi Adnan Assaf (2015, 81 min.). In Arabic with English subtitles. Three displaced souls—a reclusive Palestinian, a talkative...

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The Idol
Friday, October 21, 2016
7:00 pm8:50 pm

The Idol (Ya Tayr El Tayer) by Hany Abu-Assad (2015, 95 min.). In Arabic with English subtitles.  Mohammed, a young boy in Gaza, and his sister Nour...

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Pop Palestine preceded by Epicly Palestine'd
Saturday, October 22, 2016
12:30 pm2:30 pm

Pop Palestine by Fidaa Abuhamdiya and Silvia Chiarantini (2013, 50 min.). In Italian with English subtitles. Documentary. Four friends travel...

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The Idol
Saturday, October 22, 2016
3:00 pm4:50 pm

The Idol (Ya Tayr El Tayer) by Hany Abu-Assad (2015, 95 min.). In Arabic with English subtitles. Mohammed, a young boy in Gaza, and his sister Nour...

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Yallah! Underground
Sunday, October 23, 2016
2:00 pm3:35 pm

Yallah! Underground by Farid Eslam (2015, 85 min.). In English and Arabic with English subtitles. Documentary. Filmed over five years, from 2009...

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Speed Sisters preceded by Horizon
Friday, October 28, 2016
7:00 pm8:50 pm

Speed Sisters by Amber Fares (Palestine, 2015, 120 min.). Documentary. The Speed Sisters are the first all-woman team of racecar drivers in the...

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Shorts I: Short Stories from Palestine
Saturday, October 29, 2016
12:30 pm2:10 pm

Paper Boat by Mahmoud Ghalwa (2016, 15 min.). In Arabic with English subtitles. How to welcome a child into a world darkened by endless war? A young...

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