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Human Rights Watch International Film Festival
Seventh Annual Bay Area / 2009
Yerba Buena Center for the Arts
701 Mission St (at Third St)
Program and Ticket Information: 415.978.ARTS
For questions: [email protected]
Thursday, March 5, 7:30pm
To See If I'm Smiling
A disturbing look at the actions of women soldiers in the Israeli army stationed in the Gaza strip and West Bank. Through deeply personal interviews, this film explores the ways that gender, ethics, and moral responsibility intersect during war.
Thursday, March 12, 7:00 pm
Youth Producing Change
A program of short films by youth around the globe exposing human rights abuses faced by themselves and their communities.
Thursday, March 19, 7:30 pm
The Sari Soldiers
Filmed over three years during the most pivotal time in Nepal's modern history, The Sari Soldiers is an extraordinary story of six women from all sides of the conflict and their courageous efforts to shape Nepal's future in the midst of an escalating civil war.
Thursday, March 26, 7:30pm
Two American friends, one Hindu and one Muslim, enter the war zone of Kashmir to investigate the 60-year rivalry between their homelands India and Pakistan.