Films

Our films for the 2015 Chicago Palestine Film Festival!

April 2015

Eyes Of A Thief @ Gene Siskel Film Center
April 18, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Eyes Of A Thief @ Gene Siskel Film Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Opening night film Director via Skype! EYES OF A THIEF 2014, Najwa Najjar, Palestine, 98 min. With Khaled Abol Naga, Souad Massi “Political filmmaking at [...]
May In The Summer @ Gene Siskel Film Center
April 19, 2015 @ 5:15 pm
May In The Summer @ Gene Siskel Film Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Chicago premiere! MAY IN THE SUMMER 2013, Cherien Dabis, Jordan/Qatar/USA, 85 min. With Hiam Abbass, Cherien Dabis, Bill Pullman “Highly original comedy…Dabis covers a lot [...]
Encounter With A Lost Land @ Gene Siskel Film Center
April 20, 2015 @ 8:00 pm
Encounter With A Lost Land @ Gene Siskel Film Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
U.S. premiere! ENCOUNTER WITH A LOST LAND (A LA RECONTRE D’UN PAYS PERDU) 2013, Maryse Gargour, Lebanon, 62 min. The cities of Jaffa, Bethlehem, and [...]
The Voice Of A Condor @ Gene Siskel Film Center
April 22, 2015 @ 8:30 pm
The Voice Of A Condor @ Gene Siskel Film Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
THE VOICE OF A CONDOR 2014, Heba El-Attar, USA/Chile, 45 min. THE VOICE OF A CONDOR explores the history and culture of Chile’s large community [...]
It’s Better To Jump @ Gene Siskel Film Center
April 23, 2015 @ 8:15 pm
It's Better To Jump @ Gene Siskel Film Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Chicago premiere! IT’S BETTER TO JUMP 2013, Patrick Stewart, Gina Angelone, and Mouna Stewart, USA, 74 min. In the present day political climate, the ancient [...]
Villa Touma @ Gene Siskel Film Center
April 24, 2015 @ 8:15 pm
Villa Touma @ Gene Siskel Film Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Chicago premiere! Filmmakers via Skype! VILLA TOUMA 2014, Suha Arraf, Palestine, 85 min. With Maria Zreik, Nisreen Faour, Cherien Dabis Suha Arraf, screenwriter of THE [...]
Villa Touma @ Gene Siskel Film Center
April 25, 2015 @ 8:30 pm
Villa Touma @ Gene Siskel Film Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Chicago premiere! Filmmakers via Skype! VILLA TOUMA 2014, Suha Arraf, Palestine, 85 min. With Maria Zreik, Nisreen Faour, Cherien Dabis Suha Arraf, screenwriter of THE [...]
Omar / Corner Stores @ Amos Alonzo Stagg High School
April 26, 2015 @ 1:00 pm
Omar / Corner Stores @ Amos Alonzo Stagg High School | Palos Hills | Illinois | United States
OMAR Trailer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OPcvn4Mtglc Omar is accustomed to dodging surveillance bullets to scale the separation wall to visit his secret love Nadia. But occupied Palestine [...]
The Wanted 18 @ Gene Siskel Film Center
April 28, 2015 @ 7:45 pm
The Wanted 18 @ Gene Siskel Film Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Director in person! THE WANTED 18 2014, Paul Cowan and Amer Shomali, Canada/Palestine/France, 75 min. “No film probes Israel-Palestine relations quite like THE WANTED 18…riotously [...]
May In The Summer @ Gene Siskel Film Center
April 30, 2015 @ 7:45 pm
May In The Summer @ Gene Siskel Film Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Chicago premiere! MAY IN THE SUMMER 2013, Cherien Dabis, Jordan/Qatar/USA, 85 min. With Hiam Abbass, Cherien Dabis, Bill Pullman “Highly original comedy…Dabis covers a lot [...]