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.
HOURS & ADMISSION
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.
- 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.
Directions & Parking
- Free Parking
- Paid Parking
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Two Parking Garages
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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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