Sunday, January 27 2013

Jan 27

Human Rights Watch Film Festival: "Salaam Dunk"

01.27.2013 3:00 pm

Followed by a discussion with filmmaker David Fine and film protagonist, Sally Merza.

David Fine, 2011, 82 min.

With plenty of pop music and “girl power,” Salaam Dunk delivers a tale of hope and inspiration, about a winning group of Iraqi women basketball players at the American University in Sulaimani, Iraq.

Ticket information: $4 MOPA Members, $6 Students/Seniors/Military, $8 General. Festival passes: $15 MOPA Members, $25 Students/Seniors/ Military, $35 General. (Festival passes cover admission to all six festival screenings)

Purchase Tickets Online or at the door.

Jan 27

Human Rights Watch Film Festival: "Brother Number One"

01.27.2013 7:00 pm

Q&A with James Ross, Human Rights Watch

Annie Goldson, 2011, 99 min.

Through New Zealander Rob Hamill’s story of his brother’s death at the hands of the Khmer Rouge, Brother Number One explores how the regime and its followers killed nearly two million Cambodians between 1975 and 1979.

Ticket information: $4 MOPA Members, $6 Students/Seniors/Military, $8 General. Festival passes: $15 MOPA Members, $25 Students/Seniors/ Military, $35 General. (Festival passes cover admission to all six festival screenings)

Purchase Tickets Online or at the door.