January 2013

Jan 18

San Diego Italian Film Festival Monthly Screening: Nessuno mi può giudicare

01.18.2013 7:00 pm

Nessuno mi può giudicare (Escort in Love)

Massimiliano Bruno, 2011, 95 minutes

Italian with English Subtitles

Alice (Paola Cortellesi) is a housewife in a posh part of Rome and a mother to nine year old Filippo (Giovanni Bruno) enjoying a luxurious home and lifestyle. When her husband dies in a car accident she is left with a massive debt and the risk of losing her son. Desperately in need of cash, and with no skills, Alice turns to the oldest profession in the world. 

$10 Admission- CASH ONLY
Jan 24

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Opening Night: "Call Me Kuchu"

01.24.2013 6:00 pm

6:00pm reception, 7pm Film screening w/ discussion, and 9pm dessert reception

 

Q&A with filmmaker Katherine Fairfax Wright, and Boris Dittrich, Human Rights Watch

Katherine Fairfax Wright & Malika Zouhali-Worrall, 2012, 90 min.

With unprecedented access, Call Me Kuchu examines the astounding courage and determination of Ugandan activist David Kato, an openly gay man and his allies who risk their lives to battle an oppressive government, a vicious media and a powerful church in the fight for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights.

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)

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Jan 25

Human Rights Watch Film Festival: "Reportero"

01.25.2013 7:00 pm

Q&A with film subject Sergio Haro

Bernardo Ruiz, 2011, 72 min.

Reportero follows a veteran reporter, Sergio Haro, and his colleagues at Zeta, a Tijuana, Mexico-based weekly, as they work in what has become one of the most deadly places in the world to be a journalist.

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)

ONLINE TICKETS ON NOW CLOSED. TICKETS CAN ONLY BE PURCHASED AT THE DOOR FOR THIS SCREENING. APOLOGIES FOR ANY INCONVEINANCE. 

Jan 26

Human Rights Watch Film Festival: "Putin's Kiss"

01.26.2013 3:00 pm

Q&A with Rachel Denber, Human Rights Watch

Lise Birk Pedersen, 2011, 85min.

Meet Masha, a 19-year-old who grew up in the Putin era, on her journey through the Kremlin-created Nashi youth movement. This coming-of-age tale focuses on Masha’s personal political struggle and paints a grim picture of the russian political climate.

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)

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Jan 26

Human Rights Watch Film Festival: "The Invisible War"

01.26.2013 7:00 pm

Q&A with Allison Gill; film subject and Liesl Gerntholz, Human Rights Watch

Kirby Dick, 2011, 95min.

The Invisible War is a groundbreaking investigative documentary about the underreported epidemic of rape within the US military.

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. Due to the popularity of this film, we are unable to sell tickets over the phone at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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)

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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)

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Jan 28

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Title I Screening

01.28.2013 10:00 am

Salaam Dunk

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

This screening is only open to school groups with a reservation. No public allowed. 

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.

Free screening for Title I Schools on Monday, January 28, 10:00 am. Call 619.238.7559 X229 to reserve.