Saturday, 02. February 2019, Museum of Photographic Arts , Human Rights Watch Film Festival: The Unafraid

from 02. February 2019 - 19:00 till 21:00

Museum of Photographic Arts

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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 friends, are eager to go to college and pursue their education. However, their home state of Georgia not only bans them from attending the top five public universities, but also deems them ineligible for in-state tuition at public colleges due to their immigration status as DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) recipients. In response, these three ambitious and dream-filled students divert their passions towards the fight for education in the undocumented community. As President Donald Trump’s campaign rhetoric against immigrants gains momentum, and amid constant threat of losing their DACA status and being deported, The Unafraid follows these inspirational members of the generation of “undocumented, unapologetic and unafraid” young people who are determined to overcome and dismantle oppressive policies and mindsets.
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Tickets may be purchased per film, or a festival pass can be bought to attend all of the films within the festival.



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What is the Human Rights Watch Film Festival?

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Human Rights Watch Film Festival 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. 
Does my Festival Pass provide me with a ticket for all screenings - even ones that read as sold out?
Yes, Festival Pass holder tickets are good for all screenings!
If a Festival Pass option is unavailable or sold out for one screening, try accessing this option through another Festival Screening Ticket Portal.
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, we can check you in using the name of the ticket-holder. If you have a ticket confirmation on your phone, this is helpful!
Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?
Yes, someone else can reserve mulitple tickets-- including yours. (Note that you have to know which name the tickets are reserved under)

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