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Human Rights Watch Film Festival San Diego

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Museum of Photographic Arts

1649 El Prado

San Diego, CA 92101

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The Museum of Photographic Arts hosts the 2020 San Diego Human Rights Watch Film Festival from January 30 to February 1. In the presentation of these five powerful films and discussions, we aim to shine a spotlight on individuals standing up, pushing back and bravely defending the human rights of all people. Attendees bear witness human rights violations at screenings in direct storytelling, which are complemented with a local or broader narrative at post-screening forums and Q&As. Change starts here.

Festival Schedule
Opening Night - Thursday January 30, 2020
Gay Chorus Deep South
Friday, January 31, 2020
Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Slay the Dragon
Love Child
True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality

Tickets may be purchased per film, or a festival pass can be bought to attend all of the films within the festival. Please use the following discount codes for a reduced ticket price:

MOPA15 - A 15% discount for seniors, students and active duty military

MOPAMember25 - A 25% discount for current MOPA members. (Please bring membership card to sceening)

The following panelists will be at the films’ post-screening Q&A:


Gay Chorus Deep South,
WATCH TRAILER
Thursday, January 30 at 7 p.m. *Reception starts at 6 p.m.

  • Neela Ghoshal, Senior Researcher, LGBT Rights, Human Right Watch
  • Bud Johnston, Producer, Gay Chorus Deep South
  • Ashlé Blow, Featured member, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus
  • Jim White, Featured member, San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus


Bellingcat: Truth in a Post-Truth World, WATCH TRAILER
Friday, January 31 at 7 p.m.

  • Brian Root, Senior Quantitative Analyst, Human Rights Watch
  • Lorie Hearn, Founder and Executive Director of iNewsource

Slay the Dragon, WATCH TRAILER
Saturday, February 1 at 12 p.m. (image above courtesy of Magnolia Pictures)

  • Dreisen Heath, US Advocacy Officer, Human Rights Watch
  • Katie Fahey, film subject and Executive Director, The People
  • Chris Wilson, Associate Director, Alliance San Diego

Love Child, WATCH TRAILER
Saturday, February 1 at 3 p.m. (image above courtesy of Esben Grage)

  • Eva Mulvad, Filmmaker, Love Child (via Skype)


True Justice: Bryan Stevenson’s Fight for Equality
, WATCH TRAILER
Saturday, February 1 at 7 p.m.

  • Dreisen Heath, US Advocacy Officer, Human Rights Watch
  • Chris Wilson, Associate Director, Alliance San Diego

About Human Rights Watch Film Festival:

Human Rights Watch is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. We work tenaciously to lay the legal and moral groundwork for deep rooted change and fight to bring greater justice and security to people around the world. Through our Human Rights Watch Film Festival we bear witness to human rights violations and create a forum for courageous individuals on both sides of the lens to empower audiences with the knowledge that personal commitment can make a difference. The film festival brings to life human rights abuses through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people.

MOPA thanks City of San Diego, Larry Friedman and Future Holidays for their support.

Human Rights Watch thanks the David D. Dodge Foundation for its support.

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Museum of Photographic Arts

1649 El Prado

San Diego, CA 92101

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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