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IRC’s International Documentary Film Series: Angles Are Made of Light

May 1, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Join us on May 1, 2019 for the screening of Angles Are Made of Light

Angels Are Made of Light follows students and teachers at a school in an old neighborhood of Kabul that is slowly rebuilding from past conflicts. Interweaving the modern history of Afghanistan with present-day portraits, the film offers an intimate and nuanced vision of a society living in the shadow of war.

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About the Series:

Every year, unique perspectives from around the world come to San Diego for International Rescue Committee’s International Documentary Film Series. From the frontlines of conflict to rebuilding life in a new country, these films take an honest look at the reality of the refugee experience. Each screening is followed by a Q&A discussion with an expert on the film’s subject area.


2019 Schedule:

Wednesday, May 1 | 6:30pm | Angels Are Made of Light

Wednesday, May 8 | 6:30pm | We Are Not Princesses

Wednesday, May 15 | 6:30pm | It Will be Chaos


All films will be shown at the Museum of Photographic Arts theater.

For more information about the series visit: https://www.rescue.org/announcement/international-documentary-film-series

Tickets available online and at the door.

MOPA members receive a discount to single screening tickets and series passes when purchased online only.

Purchase tickets here

Event Details

Start:   May 1, 2019
Time:   6:30 pm
$15 – $35
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