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Boston’s Fall Film Festivals
With a population of graduate students and intellectuals, Boston supports the screening of many thought-provoking art films throughout the city.
One of the best movie houses in town that regularly screens independent and international film is the Remis Auditorium at the Museum of Fine Arts. for those watching their entertainment budge note that tickets are a relative bargain too- general admission for all screenings is just $10.
This fall, several international film festivals are scheduled. The Boston Palestine Film Festival is scheduled for October 4-October 12. This year’s highlights include the screening of 10 films, many of which address the issues of the Palestinian diaspora. There will be a visit by filmmaker Michel Khleifi on October 11 and a concert by acclaimed international musician Simon Shaheen on October 10th.
Although the exact film and event schedules have not been finalized, the Boston Jewish Film Festival runs from November 5-Novenmber 16 and will screen recent film festival features and documentaries with Jewish themes. And finally, the Boston Festival of Films from Iran is planned for November 7-28 and always has an impressive line-up of internationally awarded art films made in Iran which offer an interesting perspective of modern-day Iranian society.