July 15, 2024

Archive Event Highlight

OPC to Present Three Films at the Human Rights Watch Film Festival

The OPC is partnering with the Human Rights Watch Film Festival to present three screenings. Tickets went on sale May 3 for Draw Me Egypt, When Spring Came to Bucha, and The Etilaat Roz.

The Human Rights Watch Film Festival is back in NYC cinemas and online across the US from May 31- June 11, with live discussions at every in-cinema event. This year’s edition covers a broad range of themes and topics – but what shines through is the determination and courage of individuals to stand up for their freedom and rights.

Use the code RESIST23 for $2 off tickets.

More info and links below:

Draw Me Egypt follows Egypt’s most famous female cartoonist, Doaa el-Adl as she advocates for women’s rights in a restrictive society using her poetic and often controversial cartoons. Join us to watch the world premiere of this story of resilience. Watch at Film at Lincoln Center on June 3 or stream online across the US as part of the digital festival between June 5-11.

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Human Rights Watch Film Festival takes a close look at Ukraine with When Spring Came to Bucha – which captures how a small community continues with life amid trauma and loss, while war rages on close by. Join audiences for its US premiere at the #HRWFFNY taking place on June 6 at Film at Lincoln Center and the second screening on June 7 at IFC Center. The screenings will be followed by a live Q&A with filmmakers and special guests. Or stream the film across the US as part of the digital festival between June 5-11.

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When the US pulled out of Afghanistan in 2021, and the Taliban once again seized power, the staff at the most widely read newspaper in Kabul, The Etilaat Roz must decide to stay and report or leave the country. Join us to watch this crucial film at #HRWFFNY on June 1 at Film at Lincoln Center with live Q&A to follow, or US audiences can stream the film as part of our digital festival from June 5-11.

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