The Houston Palestine Film Festival and Rice Cinema are pleased to announce screening dates and film titles for the 17th annual celebration of Palestinian cinema, taking place May 17-19 with short films preceding each feature length. 

Film tickets can be purchased from: Palestine Film Festival 2024 tickets


Friday, May 17:
7:00 PM
Bye Bye Tiberias
Directed by Lina Soualem
(Palestine, 2023, 82 min.)
Preceded by short film The Key
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Bye Bye Tiberias film posterThe Key film poster

Saturday, May 18:
12:00 PM
Three Promises
Directed by Yousef Srouji
(Palestine, 2023, 61 min.)
Saturday, May 18 12:00 PM
Preceded by the short film Zoo
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Three Promises film posterThe Zoo film poster

3:00 PM
Inshallah a Boy
Directed by Amjad Al Rasheed
(Jordan, 2023, 113 min.)
Preceded by short film Hamza: Chasing the Ghost Chasing Me
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Inshallah a Boy film posterHamza: Chasing the Ghost Chasing Me film poster

7:00 PM
The Teacher
Directed by Farah Nabulsi
(UK/Palestine, 2023, 115 min.)
Saturday, May 18 at 7:00 PM
Preceded by short film Trying to Survive
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The Teacher film posterAn Attempt to Survive film poster

Sunday, May 19:
3:00 PM
A House in Jerusalem
Directed by Muayad Alayan
(Palestine, 2023, 103 min.)
Preceded by short film Mar Mama
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A House in Jerusalem film posterMar Mama film poster

7:00 PM
Directed by Sarah Ema Friedland and Rami Younis
(Palestine, 2023, 78 min.)
Preceded by short film An Orange from Jaffa
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Lyd film posterAn Orange from Jaffa short film poster

To learn more about the 2024 Houston Palestine Film Festival visit

Poster for the Houston Palestine Film Festival 2024

Rice Cinema is located in Sewall Hall, room 301
Entrance #1, #2 or #3 via Main St

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