Friday, January 24 2014

Jan 23

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Opening Night: "The New Black"

01.23.2014 7:00 pm

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

Q&A with filmmaker Yoruba Richen, and Samantha Masters, film subject

Yoruba Richen, 2013, 82 min.

The New Black tells the story of how the African American community is grappling with lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) rights in light of the marriage equality movement and the fight over civil 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)

Purchase HRW Festival Pass

Online ticket sales are no longer available. There are still tickets available at the door.

 

Art Lab: Cy Kuckenbaker

01.24.2014 11:00 am

You've seen his mesmerizing videos, now come watch our Creative Catalyst Fellow, Cy Kuckenbaker, edit the next video for his San Diego Studies project, live at MOPA. Kuckenbaker will be able to share his process and answer your questions while he works on site.

This event is free with general Museum admission.
Event time: Friday, January 24th from 11:00 – 3:00.

Jan 24

Human Rights Watch Film Festival: "Rafea Solar Mama"

01.24.2014 7:00 pm

Q&A with filmmaker Mona Eldaief and Jennifer Freeman, Program Officer, Women Peacemaker Program, Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice

Jehane Noujaim and Mona Eldaief, 2012, 75 min.

When Bedouin mother Rafea is selected for a unique development project, she travels to join30 illiterate women in different countries to train to become solar engineers. Will she be able to empower the other women in the village to join her in the struggle to rewire the traditions of the Bedouin community? 

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 HRW Festival Pass

Online ticket sales are no longer available. There are still tickets available at the door.