Sunday, February 3
Arclight Cinemas La Jolla - Directions
(Closing Day Diaspora) featuring:
In The Name Of Your Daughter: Feature Documentary (sub-titles), 85 mins., Tanzania, 2018; Dir. Giselle Portenier. The inspiring story of some of the most courageous girls in the world who sometimes ran away to save themselves from female genital mutilation and the child marriages.
w/The Blue Devil: Documentary, Short, 24 mins., Canada and Ethiopia, 2018; Dirs. Nebiat Assefa Melles, Olivia Rempel. An invasive plant is spreading across Ethiopia's largest lake. This film takes you to the frontline of this environmental catastrophe and shows how the community is working to stop this plant and save the lake.
Cimarronaje en Panama: Feature Documentary, (subtitles) 60 mins, USA, 2017; Dir. Toshi Sakai. During the colonial period, tens of thousands of Africans were brought to Panama to be the labor force of the Spanish empire. Resistance to slavery occurred daily. Its fullest expression was marronage, in which African fugitives united to create societies independent of European rule.