The Chicago Palestine Film Festival is pleased to announce its official selections for its 2005 screenings. This year’s festival will occur from April 15 to May 2 at the Gene Siskel Film Center and St. Xavier Valley Community College.
Now in its fourth consecutive year, the Chicago Palestine Film Festival is an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian project based in Chicago that exhibits and promotes films by Palestinian directors and films about Palestine. CPFF is dedicated to presenting a film festival that is open, critical, and reflective of the culture, experience and vision of the filmmakers.
|2000 Terrorists||Hanro Smitsman and Peter Speetjens||0:50||2004||The Netherlands||GSFC|
|And Life Goes On||Reem Bader||0:08||2004||Palestine||GSFC|
|Another Road Home||Danae Elon||1:19||2004||USA||St. Xavier|
|Arafat, My Brother||Rashid Masharawi||1:15||2005||France||GSFC|
|Curfew||Rashid Masharawi||1:15||1993||Palestine||St. Xavier|
|Door to the Sun||Yusry Nasrallah||4:38||2004||Egypt||GSFC|
|Fix||Mohanad Yaqubi||0:08||2004||Palestine||St. Xavier|
|God on our Side||Michal Pfeffer and Uri Kranot||0:07||2005||The Netherlands||GSFC|
|Going for a Ride||Nahed Awad||0:15||2003||Palestine||GSFC|
|The Land of ‘48||Barrack Rima||0:57||2003||Belgium||St. Xavier|
|My Dear Olive Tree||Osama Qashoo||0:18||2004||Palestine||St. Xavier|
|A Palestinian Chronicle||Miguel Littin||1:30||2001||Chile||GSFC|
|Rainbow||Abdel Salam Shehada||0:40||2004||Palestine||St. Xavier|
|Round-About Chatila||Maher Abi Samra||0:52||2004||France||St. Xavier|
|Sense of Need||Shady Srour||1:30||2004||USA/Palestine||GSFC|
|Soraida, Woman of Palestine||Tahani Rached||2:00||2004||Canada||St. Xavier|
|The Eternal Dance||Hiam Abbas||0:26||2003||France||St. Xavier|
|The Last Moon||Miguel Littin||0:30||2004||Chile||GSFC|
|until when…||Dahna Aburahme||1:16||2004||Palestine/USA||St. Xavier|
|Women in Struggle||Buthaina Canaan Khoury||0:56||2004||Palestine||GSFC|
From April 15 to 28, screenings are at the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute, Chicago’s premier venue for independent and world cinema, located at 164 N. State St.
Tickets to each screening are $9/general admission and $5/Film Center members and may be purchased at the Film Center Box Office, which opens at 5 p.m. on weekdays and at 2 p.m. on weekends. General public tickets are also available through Ticketmaster, 312-575-8000, www.ticketmaster.com, and all Ticketmaster outlets.
For more information, call the Film Center at 312-846-2800 (24-hour movie hotline) or 312-846-2600 (general information, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday), or log on www.siskelfilmcenter.org.
The Interparking SELF-PARK at 20 E. Randolph St., located between Wabash and State, offers Film Center patrons a special rate of $13 with no time limit. Patrons are required to show their ticket stub to receive the discount.
From April 29 to May 2, screenings are at St. Xavier University, 3700 West 103rd Street, Chicago, IL 60655 (773) 298-3000. These screenings are cost free, but donations will be requested.