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21st Annual Chicago Palestine Film Festival (FARHA)

21st Annual Chicago Palestine Film Festival (FARHA)

Date/Time
Date(s) - 05/21/2022
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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Location
Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

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Cost:
$13.64 per person USD
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Website:
https://www.palestinefilmfest.com/
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Organization:
Chicago Palestine Film Festival


Chicago, IL

FARHA
2021, dir. Darin J. Sallam
Jordan, Sweden, Saudi Arabia, 92 min.
In English, Arabic, and Hebrew with English subtitles / Format: Digital 

It’s 1948 and British control over Palestine is coming to an end. When Israeli bombs reach their village, Farha’s father locks her in the cellar, promising to return as soon as he can.

Content Warning: This film contains traumatic scenes of violence that may be difficult for some viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.

Preceded by short film BLACKLISTED
2021, dir. Mohammed Almughanni
Palestine, Poland, 23 min.
In Arabic and Hebrew with English subtitles

A Palestinian young man is being interrogated for attempting to cross the Israeli border wall, but his true intentions for wanting to cross stay hidden.

Featuring interview with director Mohammed Almughanni following the film.

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