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January 2019

Human Rights Film Festival 2019

January 31 - February 2
Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$6 – $40

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Human Rights Watch Film Festival (HRWFF) returns to MOPA on January 31 - February 2. Now in its ninth year, the festival presents a unique program encompassing five films and discussions that address a wide range of human rights issues from around the world. Filmmakers and Human Rights Watch experts will be present to discuss many of the issues raised by films and their impact around the world. Festival Schedule: Opening Night Thursday January 31,…

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HRWFF: TransMilitary

January 31 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$6 – $40

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Presents: TransMilitary Get Tickets | View Trailer TransMilitary Directed by Gabriel Silverman, Co-director Fiona Dawson / 2018 / 93 minutes An opening reception will be held at 6:00 pm. The film begins at 7:00 pm. After the screening join us for a discussion with film subject US Army Corporal Laila Villanueva; Major Veronica Zerrer, US Army retired; and LGBT Rights Researcher Kyle Knight from Human Rights Watch. “It is our time now to step forward…

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February 2019

HRWFF: Roll Red Roll

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$6 – $40

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Presents: Roll Red Roll Get Tickets | View Trailer Roll Red Roll Directed and Produced by Nancy Schwartzman / 2018 / 80 minutes After the screening join us for a discussion with film subject Alex Goddard. Roll Red Roll is a true-crime thriller that goes behind the headlines to uncover the deep-seated and social media-fueled “boys will be boys” culture at the root of high school sexual assault in America. At a pre-season football party…

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HRWFF: Anote’s Ark

February 2 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$6 – $40

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Presents: Anote's Ark Get Tickets | View Trailer Anote's Ark Directed by Matthieu Rytz / 2018 / 80 minutes After the screening join us for a discussion via Skype with the film editor and co-founder of EyeSteel Films Mila Aung-Thwin, and Environment and Human Rights Division Director Marcos Orellana from Human Rights Watch. “I want to emphasize that climate change is not a political issue. It's not entirely an economic issue. It's an issue of…

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HRWFF: Charm City

February 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$6 – $40

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Presents: Charm City Get Tickets | View Trailer Charm City Directed by Marilyn Ness / 2018 / 107 minutes After the screening join us for a discussion with filmmaker Marilyn Ness; Film subject Alex Long; and Christopher Wilson, Associate Director, Alliance San Diego. During three years of unparalleled violence in Baltimore, Maryland, award-winning filmmaker Marilyn Ness takes viewers beyond the headlines and into the lives of community members, police, and government officials as they attempt to…

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HRWFF: The Unafraid

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101 United States
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$6 – $40

Human Rights Watch Film Festival Presents: The Unafraid Get Tickets | View Trailer The Unafraid Directed by Anayansi Prado and Heather Courtney / 2018 / 87 minutes After the screening join us for a discussion with filmmakers Anayansi Prado and Heather Courtney. “We have years of activism under our belts. Now we just fight harder, we fight smarter, and we fight as one.” – Alejandro, film subject, The Unafraid High School seniors Alejandro, Silvia, and Aldo, like most of their…

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ASL Tours

February 3 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us for a tour of our current exhibitions given in American Sign Language. There will be two tours starting at 11:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. The tours will be limited to 30 participants each on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are $4 and can be purchased at the front desk on the day of the tours. For any questions about ASL tours please contact Kristie Taylor, Visitor Relations Manager at taylor@mopa.org or 619-238-7559 x231.

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ASL Tours

February 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please join us for a tour of our current exhibitions given in American Sign Language. There will be two tours starting at 11:00 a.m. & 12:00 p.m. The tours will be limited to 30 participants each on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets are $4 and can be purchased at the front desk on the day of the tours. For any questions about ASL tours please contact Kristie Taylor, Visitor Relations Manager at taylor@mopa.org or 619-238-7559 x231.

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Open Show San Diego #11

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us for an exciting evening of live presentations and lively conversations at Open Show #11. Open Show features a curated line-up of five local visual storytellers - from photographers to filmmakers - to share their work. The evening's format encourages attendees to mingle with the artists and ask questions throughout. Oh, and raffle prizes! What's not to love? Are you (or someone you know) interested in showing work? Call for submissions is now open through Sunday, January 20, 2019 at…

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March 2019

APA Presents: Behind the Scenes with Art Streiber and Michele Romero

March 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

APA | San Diego presents: Behind the Scenes with Photographer Art Streiber and Entertainment Weekly Photo Editor Michele Romero. Join us at MOPA on March 14 when the two will share their dynamic process and present highlights from a decade of collaboration. Attendees of the talk will get a chance to peak 'behind the scenes' of a few recent shoots and see the creative process from concept to execution. Please check back for registration beginning in late January! Image Credit:…

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