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8th Annual Houston Palestine Film Festival: May in the Summer

Presented by Houston Palestine Film Festival and Rice University - Rice Cinema at Rice University - Rice Media Center/Rice Cinema, Houston TX

May 17 2014
8th Annual Houston Palestine Film Festival: May in the Summer

The Oscar-nominated film Omar will headline the 8th Annual Houston Palestine Film Festival, which takes place over three weekends in May. Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad’s drama, nominated for best foreign-language feature, kicks off the South’s only celebration of Palestinian cinema May 9 at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

“We are also excited to announce that we will be expanding our festival’s program by adding a third Saturday in the line up this year. Adding to the excitement is Houston’s biennial FotoFest, which this year will highlight contemporary Arab visual arts and mixed

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Tickets $10.

Contact: 713-348-4853


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Additional time info:

7pm. The screenings at Rice will be followed by a reception featuring Palestinian crafts, food and music.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


Rice University - Rice Media Center/Rice Cinema

Rice University, 6100 Main Street, MS-549, Houston, TX 77005


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