International Documentary Film Series April 19, April 26, & May 3
The 2010 International Documentary Film Series is here!
Join the IRC at La Jolla Village Cinemas (Whole Food Shopping Center at 5 fwy and Nobel) for three remarkable films:
Monday, April 19 7pm
In the early 1990s, a sixth of the Bhutanese population was forced to flee their country due to cultural repression. Eighteen years later, Bhutan is known as the promoter of Gross National Happiness while the exiled Bhutanese are struggling for survival in refugee camps in Nepal. The film maker, Annika Gustafson, will speak after the film.
Monday, April 26 7pm
My Neighbor, My Killer
In 1999, Rwanda began the Gacaca - open air hearings with citizen judges meant to try their neighbors and rebuild a nation recovering from the 1994 genocide of the Tutsi minority by the Hutu majority.
Monday, May 3 7pm
Burma VJ offers a unique insight into high-risk journalism and dissidence in a police state. Risking torture and life in jail, courageous Burmese citizens use handycams to record the 2007 protest by Buddhist monks on the streets of Rangoon. This film was nominated for an academy award.
View trailers of the films at www.ircfilmseries.com
Purchase Tickets through our secure check out page by clicking here
Series Pass: $40
Two Film Pass: $35
Single Ticket: $20
Student Ticket: $10
You may also purchase tickets at the door.
Thanks to a generous sponsor, 100% of ticket sales will go to the International Rescue Committee in San Diego.
For more information, please contact sharon.darrough@theIRC.org 619 641 7510 x 249