Human Rights Watch Film Festival: "Tall as the Baobob Tree"

Jan 26
01.26.2014 7:00 pm

Followed by a Q&A with Dustin Sharp, Assistant Professor at the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at USD and Anita Raj, Director of UCSD's Center of Gender Equality and Health.

Jeremy Teicher, 2012, 82 min.

When an accident suddenly threatens their family's survival, a father decides to sell his 11-year-old daughter, Debo, into an arranged marriage. Torn between loyalty to her elders and her dreams for the future, older sister Coumba hatches a secret plan to rescue her younger sister from a future she did not chose. 

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