February 2017

Feb 2

HRWFF: What Tomorrow Brings

02.02.2017 6:00 pm

WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS
Beth Murphy / 2015 / 85 min. / English, Dari, Pashtu

6:00PM - Opening Reception (w/ ticket purchase)
7:00PM - Screening, Q&A discussion to follow

What Tomorrow Brings is the story of the first all-girls school in a remote Afghan village. While the girls learn to read and write, education goes far beyond the classroom and teaches the students that girls also count.

Q&A discussion to follow screening with:
Director Beth Murphy and Razia Jan, film subject and founder of the Zabuli Education Center and Razia's Ray of Hope Foundation. Discussion moderated by Jo Becker, Advocacy Director, Children's Rights Division at Human Rights Watch

Purchase tickets here

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Feb 3

HRWFF: They Call Us Monsters

02.03.2017 7:00 pm

THEY CALL US MONSTERS
Ben Lear / 2016 / 82 min.

The Compound: where Los Angeles houses its most violent juvenile offenders. To their advocates, they’re kids. To the system, they’re adults and to their victims they’re monsters.

Q&A discussion to follow screening with:
Gabriel Cowan, Producer and film subject
Elizabeth Calvin, Senior Advocate, Children’s Rights Division at Human Rights Watch 


Purchase tickets here

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Feb 4

HRWFF: Almost Sunrise

02.04.2017 3:00 pm

ALMOST SUNRISE
Michael Collins / 2016 / 94 min.

Two young veterans, haunted by their combat experiences, take a 2,700-mile trek on foot across America seeking redemption, acceptance and a way to close the moral chasm opened by war.

Q&A discussion to follow screening with:
Marty Syjuco, film producer
Emmet Cullen, film subject

Purchase tickets here

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Feb 4

HRWFF: I Am Not Your Negro

02.04.2017 7:00 pm

I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO
Raoul Peck / 2016 / 93 min.

Working from the text of James Baldwin’s unfinished final novel, director Raoul Peck creates a stunning meditation on what it means to be Black in America, and reflects on the legacy of racial violence that still permeates the country.

Q&A discussion to follow screening.

Purchase ticket here

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Feb 5

HRWFF: The Crossing

02.05.2017 3:00 pm

THE CROSSING
George Kurian / 2016 / 55 min. / English, Arabic

A first-hand account of the perilous journey made by a group of Syrian refugees, The Crossing shows us the lengths to which people go to find safety and forge their own destiny.

Q&A discussion to follow with:
Filmmaker George Kurian via Skype

Purchase tickets here

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Feb 5

HRWFF: All Governments Lie

02.05.2017 7:00 pm

ALL GOVERNMENTS LIE
Fred Peabody / 2016 / 91 min.

Filmmaker and TV news veteran Fred Peabody explores the life and legacy of the maverick American journalist I.F. Stone and examines how independent journalists today are still changing the face of journalism - providing investigative, adversarial alternatives to mainstream, corporate news outlets.

Q&A discussion to follow screening with:
Filmmaker Fred Peabody

Purchase tickets here

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Feb 6

HRWFF Title I Screening: What Tomorrow Brings

02.06.2017 9:00 am

Private Film Screening for Title I Schools

WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS
Beth Murphy / 2015 / 85 min. / English, Dari, Pashtu

What Tomorrow Brings is the story of the first all-girls school in a remote Afghan village. While the girls learn to read and write, education goes far beyond the classroom and teaches the students that girls also count.

Q&A discussion to follow screening with:
Director Beth Murphy and Razia Jan, film subject and founder of the Zabuli Education Center and Razia's Ray of Hope Foundation. Discussion moderated by Jo Becker, Advocacy Director, Children's Rights Division at Human Rights Watch

For more information, or are interested in attending, please contact youthcoordinator@mopa.org, or call 619.238.7559 x229.

Return to Human Rights Watch Film Festival page

 

Feb 23

Film: Le confessioni (The Confessions)

02.23.2017 7:30 pm

La confessione (The Confession)
Roberto Andò, 2016, 1h 40m, Italian with English subtitles

Presented by San Diego Italian Film Festival

A G8 meeting is being held at a luxury hotel on the German coast. The world's most powerful economists are gathered to enact important provisions that will deeply influence the world economy. One of the guests is a mysterious Italian monk, invited by Daniel Rochè, the director of the International Monetary Fund. He wants the monk to receive his confession, that night, in secret. The next morning, Rochè is found dead...

TICKETS: $10 general | $8 SDIFF & MOPA members
Purchase tickets here

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Feb 25

American Sign Language Tours

02.25.2017 11:00 am

Join us for tours of Prix Pictet: Disorder and India and the Picturesque in ASL only.

Led by a Deaf Gallery Educator.

Tours at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Admission cost: $4.00

The tours will be limited to 30 participants each.

For more information please contact Kristie Taylor at taylor@mopa.org or 619-238-7559 x231.

Feb 25

American Sign Language Tours

02.25.2017 12:00 pm

Join us for tours of Prix Pictet: Disorder and India and the Picturesque in ASL only.

Led by a Deaf Gallery Educator.

Tours at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m.

Admission cost: $4.00

The tours will be limited to 30 participants each.

For more information please contact Kristie Taylor at taylor@mopa.org or 619-238-7559 x231.