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Coming of Age Film Festival: Opening Night Reception & Screening: The Red Turtle

April 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm

Please join us at 5pm for the Opening Reception of the COMING OF AGE FILM FESTIVAL and stay for the first screening of the series, The Red Turtle at 6pm.

This screening is family friendly! *All events are free and open to the public (no RSVP required).


The Red Turtle  (La Tortue Rouge)  (2016)

Michael Dudok de Wit | 1h 20min |PG | Animation, Fantasy | France, Japan, Belgium

A man is shipwrecked on a deserted island and encounters a red turtle, which changes his life.

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Coming of Age is San Diego’s only Film Festival dedicated to promoting, reinforcing and celebrating the process and power of Aging. To make the Festival as inclusive and accessible as possible, admission is free to all films. Seating and Tickets are on a first come basis. Doors open at 5:30pm for 6pm screenings. 

Film introductions and Q+A moderation by Mario D Garrett PhD, Professor of Gerontology Professor of Gerontology School of Social Work at SDSU


The five-film series will run weekly,  Fridays from April 27 to May 25, 2018 at 6pm

April 27th: The Red Turtle

May 4th: The Lovers

May 11th: The Secret of the Grain

May 18th: Embrace of the Serpent

May 25th: Firefly Dreams


The Coming of Age Film Festival is generously supported by:



Event Details

Start:   April 27, 2018
Time:   6:00 pm
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