Palestinians in Cambridge: Stories From the Diaspora

  • Ongoing: until Friday, January 24, 2014
  • Thursday: 10:30am
  • Where: Multicultural Arts Center
  • Cost: Not available
  • Age limit: All ages

Cambridge Bethlehem People to People Project presents an exhibit of photographic portraits by Phyllis Bretholtz and excerpts from interviews with twenty Palestinians and Palestinian-Americans living, working or studying in Cambridge concerning the formation of their identities based upon personal experience, that of their families, and the complex legacy of their Palestinian background.

Reception: Thursday, December 5, 2013, 6-8 pm

Panel discussion on December 12, 2013, 7-9 pm
“Palestinian Identity: Reflections on home and exile, memories and aspirations” featuring exhibit interviewees Nidal Al-Azraq, Sa’ed Atshan, Salma Abu Ayyash, , Leila Farsakh, Sami Herbawi, Layla Hijab-Cable

Film screening and discussion on January 9, 2014, 7- 9 PM
“Degrees of Incarceration” (60 minutes) with filmmakers and exhibition interviewees Nidal al-Azraq and Amahl Bishara and “Just a Child” (10 minutes) with film maker Mohammad Al-Azza about the toll of youth imprisonment in Bethlehem

This event was posted Nov. 26, 2013 and last updated Sept. 20, 2016