The 2014 Chicago Palestine Film Festival is here! April 19th – May 1st at Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and 1 night atMoraine Valley Community College on April 27th!
Opening Night is Saturday April 19th, kicking off with a red carpet premiere, food, Palestinian-inspired sweets, raffle, and more, 2014 Oscar nominated film OMAR, then ending the night with a Skype audience discussion with OMAR director Hany Abu Assad!
We have a great film lineup this year! FYI, your ticket purchase is for both films, they come together, one is a short film, the other the full film:
OMAR (and MAQLOUBEH) @Gene Siskel Film Center
Saturday, April 19, 8:00 pm
Wednesday, April 23, 8:15 pm
UNDER THE SAME SUN (and CORNER STORES) @Gene Siskel Film Center
Sunday, April 20, 5:15 pm Q&A with Filmmakers!
Thursday, April 24, 8:15 pm Q&A with Filmmakers!
MARS AT SUNRISE (and ISMAIL) @Gene Siskel Film Center
Saturday, April 26, 3:00 pm
Wednesday, April 30, 8:00 pm
CINEMA PALESTINE (and THOUGH I KNOW THE RIVER IS DRY) @Gene Siskel Film Center
Saturday, April 26, 5:00 pm Q&A with Director!
Tuesday, April 29, 8:15 pm
PALESTINE STEREO (and The Cup Reader) @Gene Siskel Film Center
Thursday, May 1, 8:15 pm Q&A with Filmmakers!
JUST PLAY (and APARTMENT 10/14) @Moraine Valley Community College
Sunday, April 27th, 3:00pm
Click on the link below for more information:
and check our facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/294019277415313/
Tickets to be released soon, stay tuned for more information.
The Chicago Palestine Film Festival is proud to present the thirteenth annual festival representing the spirit and mood of contemporary Palestinian life. This festival is dedicated to exhibiting film and video work that is open, critical, and reflective of the culture, experience, and vision of the artists.
We hope to see you there!.