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Shorts Program
Saturday, April 4th at 3:00pm PST
Online sale ends: 03/12/20 at 10:00am PST
Museum of Photographic Arts
1649 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101
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This event has been postponed.  More information will be available shotly.

La Dame E Le Roi, 24:00, Tunisia, directed by Anis Absi, in French & Arabic (with subtitles)

Leila, an 11-year-old girl who lives in France, she returned with her family to spend the summer holidays as every year.  Ahmed is Leila's only friend in Tunisia so she decided to provide him with a visa and take him with her to France


Zahra's Letter, 15:00, Syria/Germany, directed by Paula Palacio
Zahra is a Palestinian woman from Syria who like thousands of refugees, has just arrived in Germany. But she has left behind her younger son. Osama lost 35 kg during the war and one day he disappeared from the Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, the most emblematic place of the Syrian war, where he lived with his family. Zahra decides to write a letter to her son from Germany: to tell him how she has arrived in Europe with his disabled sister, how the family is, how is their day to day life in the new city...Her letter without address is a desperate love letter.

Karim's Role, 7:00, Spain, directed by Yassin Oukhiar, in Spanish with subtitles
Karim, an actor fed up with just playing terrorist roles, shares his sorrows with two of his friends - Dani and Bea - while having a drink. Subsequent events will make that conversation especially relevant and put each of them to the test.

Sacred Hair, 13:44, Canada, directed by Mario Morin, English/French
A fortuitous life changing encounter between a young ill boy and a Muslim woman in a Montreal park.

Moderately Satisfied, 12:47, UAE, directed by Hind Anabtawi, Arabic
When visiting her terminally ill mother for the first time in months, an estranged daughter finds new answers about her relationship with her bitter mother, while filling out a patient satisfaction survey. For the first time, the two finally meet halfway.

Homecoming, 5:43, USA, directed by Malak Wazne, English

Mariam Jalloul is the first student accepted to Harvard from Fordson High School; located in Dearborn, Michigan- the city with the most concentrated amount Arabs and Muslims outside of the middle east. Mariam's acceptance is historical to the community. This is the story of how Mariam leaves home, navigates her identity, and finds her way back; all while tearing down barriers.

Arabic dinner will be served and can be purchased separately.

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Event starts at 3:00pm
Doors open at 2:45pm

Shorts Program General Admission: $10.00
Shorts Program Student: $5.00
General Admission: $10.00
Student: $5.00

All Ages

Museum of Photographic Arts<br> 1649 El Prado<br> San Diego, 92101





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