Offering films that engage with contentious issues of faith
and politics and inspired by a spirit of tolerance and compassion, the Boston Muslim Film
Festival draws to a close over the next
two weeks. Here are two upcoming films:
Screening for free tonight at 6 p.m. at the Goethe Institute,
the German-Afghani director Burhan Qurbani's "Shahada" vitalizes the
multi-narrative schematics of "Babel" or "Crash" with the intensity and
authenticity of such Fatih Akin films as "Head-on."