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Phone (617) 267-9300
Price $11, $9 MFA members
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories Activism Film


Wednesday, Mar 6, 2013 7:30p

HABIBI (Susan Youssef,2011) A sold-out success at Boston Palestine Film Festival2012,this story of forbidden love is the first fiction feature set in Gaza in 15 years. Two Palestinian college students forced to return home to Gaza, try to stay connected while their families try everything to keep them apart. “Superbly acted...the end will leave you breathless..”(Huffington Post) Winner:Best Film/Best Actress,Dubai International Film Festival 2011. Co-presented by Boston Palestine Film Festival.

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The Museum of Fine Arts Film Screenings
465 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
(617) 267-9300
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3/6/2013 - Boston.com - Loren King

Two Palestinian students are torn apart, Romeo and Juliet-style, in Susan Youssef’s accomplished but erratic debut feature, “Habibi.” The 2011 film, which played the Boston Palestine Film Festival in October, was shot in the occupied Palestinian territories and has a gritty, low-budget realism as it depicts day-to-day life under the threat of violence and age-old cultural and generational obstacles.

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