Boston Palestine Film Festival
The Boston Palestine Film Festival arrives at Berklee, featuring the film Knowledge is the Beginning, along with a concert and reception celebrating the late author Edward Said.
5:30 p.m.–Knowledge is the Beginning chronicles the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra (WEDO)—established in 1999 by Edward Said and Israeli conductor Daniel Barenboim to bring together young musicians from Israel, the Palestinian territories, and various Arab countries—supported by Spanish musicians, in a neutral, free space through the shared language of music.
7:30 p.m.–The Gift of a Music Education: Celebrating the Legacy of Edward Said. The Boston Palestine Film Festival celebrates the legacy of the late Edward Said and honors Berklee for helping provide a path to music education for Palestinian students. This event will include a reception, a concert of Middle Eastern music featuring students, and speakers.