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The IRC in San Diego presents: ON HER SHOULDERS

June 24, 2018 @ 6:30 pm

As part of the 10th Annual International Documentary Film Series, the International Rescue Committee Presents:

The On Her Shoulders (2018)  | directed by Alexandria Bombach | 94 min

Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old Yazidi, survived genocide and sexual slavery committed by ISIS. Now, this ordinary girl finds herself thrust onto the international stage as the voice of her people.








About the Series:

Every year, unique perspectives from around the world come to San Diego for the IRC’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. The humanity, struggle, camaraderie and courage of these stories come alive on the big screen as they are told by the people who lived them.

Join us for a celebration of international film, education on issues facing displaced people and inspiration to get involved. Each screening is followed by a Q&A discussion with an expert on the film’s subject area. With all ticket sales going toward funding IRC programs in San Diego, offering a unique opportunity to help support refugees in our community.

100% of each ticket purchase benefits the IRC in San Diego. Advance purchase suggested.
Series Pass: $35
Student/IRC Volunteer: $25
Individual Tickets: $15
Student/IRC Volunteer: $10

MOPA member discount:  $12/ticket $30/series pass.

About the IRC:

Founded in 1933 at the call of Albert Einstein, the IRC is at work in over 40 countries and 26 U.S. cities helping people impacted by conflict and disaster to survive, reclaim control of their future and strengthen their communities. The IRC has provided refugee resettlement services in San Diego since 1975 and today serves over 8,000 refugee, immigrant and low-income individuals each year through a variety immigration, education and economic empowerment programs.

For more information Contact: Laurel.Dalsted AT
ph: 619 641 7510 x242


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Event Details

Start:   June 24, 2018
Time:   6:30 pm
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