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IRC’s International Documentary Film Series: We Are Not Princesses

May 8, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

Join us on May 8, 2019 for the screening of We Are Not Princesses

We Are Not Princesses is a documentary film about the incredible strength and spirit of four Syrian women living as refugees in Beirut as they come together to tell their stories of love, loss, pain and hope through the ancient Greek play, Antigone.

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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 8, 2019
Time:   6:30 pm
$15 – $35
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