FRIDAY, FEB 3 2017 | 7:00PM Screening
THEY CALL US MONSTERS
Ben Lear / 2016 / Documentary / 82 minutes / English
The Compound: where Los Angeles houses its most violent juvenile offenders. To their advocates, they’re kids. To the system, they’re adults and to their victims they’re monsters.
Guest speakers: Director Ben Lear and Elizabeth Calvin, Senior Advocate, Children’s Rights division at Human Rights Watch
Human Rights Watch Film Festival 2017 (Click link for complete festival schedule)
The Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to the Museum of Photographic Arts on February 2 – 5, 2017. Now in it's seventh year, the festival presents a unique program encompassing six 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.