The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Beyond the Frontlines: Tales of Resistance and Resilience in Palestine (Derrière les fronts: Résistances et résiliences en Palestine)

Friday, Apr. 26, 2019 – Friday, Apr. 26, 2019

07:00 PM – 09:00 PM


Appearance by filmmaker Alexandra Dols, who leads a post-film Q&A with author Samah Jabr

This powerful documentary, guided by psychiatrist and author Samah Jabr, considers the impact of decades living in the occupied West Bank and Gaza. Personal testimonials from diverse individuals are enhanced by vividly filmed scenes, presenting a compelling and candid narrative.

About the Director

Alexandra Dols is an author, director, and producer. She cofounded Hybrid Pulse and coproduced and directed several short and two feature documentaries: Moudjahidate (2008) and Beyond the Frontlines (2017). A contributor to French website Le cinéma est politique [Movies are Politics],she also teaches visual literacy. In 2017, she copublished Samah Jabr’s first book with French publishing house PMN Editions.

► Plan ahead for your visit with parking information.


  • Tuesday - Wednesday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Friday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Sunday, 12:15 pm - 7:00 pm
    Monday: Closed (Except Monday Holidays). Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
  • General Admission

    • MFAH Members FREE
    • Adults $15
    • Seniors (65+ with ID) $10
    • Military (with ID) $10
    • College Students (19+ with ID) $7.50
    • Youth (13–18) $7.50
    • Children (12 & younger) FREE
    • Certain special exhibitions are ticketed, with an additional charge.
    On Thursday, general admission is free for everyone.

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Make visiting a snap! Visit mfah.org/parking for complete parking info, including a map you can download.

    Two Parking Garages        

    Parking Garage Hours

    Open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

    Parking Garage Fees

    • Parking payments may be made only with major credit cards, or with MasterCard and Visa debit cards.
    • The first 30 minutes are always free. On Thursday, parking is free for visitors who enter the Museum between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
    • For hourly rates, go to mfah.org/parking
    Recommendation for guests with limited mobility: Use the covered drop-off lane at the Main Street entrance to the Beck Building, or use wheelchair-accessible parking in the garage at 1144 Binz Street.

Special Offers / Dining

Paolo Fronza, from Fellini Caffè, runs this sophisticated dining operation. Enjoy an array of Italian-inspired fare with a Texas flair, a European-style coffee bar, a kids menu, and much more at the MFA Café, located on the lower level of the Beck Building.

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