After a boy discovers that he is the reincarnation of a centuries-old Tibetan monk, his godfather takes him on an epic journey to discover his past in a story of profound faith and unconditional love.
Fri, Oct 6 | 3:00pm | Regal UA Horton
Journey to the seemingly idyllic world of Native Hawaiians, whose communities are surrounded by experimental test sites for genetically engineered seed corn and pesticides sprayed upwind of their homes, schools, hospitals, and shorelines. Discover what’s at stake for Hawaii from local activists, scientific experts and healthcare professionals as they expose the effects of environmental injustice on a local population.
Fri, Oct 6 | 7:30pm | Regal UA Horton
Q&A following the screening with filmmakers Apo W. Bazidi and Goran Zaneti
From a refugee camp on the Turkish-Syrian border, an 8-year-old girl, EVLIN, characterizes the resistance of her homeland. Her heroes, the Kurdish female fighters, are defending the city of Kobane against the onslaught by ISIS militants. The power of the human spirit emanates through Evlin as she shows us that hope and resilience prevail even in the most tragic of circumstances.
Sat, Oct 7 | 1:00pm | Regal UA Horton
Q&A following screening with Director Roger Williams
Do you know how dirty your jeans are? Narrated by clean water supporter Jason Priestley, RiverBlue follows international river conservationist, Mark Angelo, on a journey that uncovers the dark side of the fashion industry. Spanning the globe to infiltrate one of the world’s most pollutive industries, and speaking with fashion designers and water protectors world-wide, RIVERBLUE reveals stunning and shocking and images that truly change the way we look at how our clothes are made.
A informative and entertaining documentary produced by celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain, WASTED! THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE takes you around the world, showing you the 1.3 billion tons of food that gets thrown out each year and some of the people fighting most creatively to prevent that waste.
OCT 6 | 12:00PM | OXFORD SOCIAL CLUB, PENDRY SAN DIEGO | TICKETS
From social justice, to local empowerment to refugees, to a global crises, hear from the filmmakers that are telling the stories of our interconnected world.
Social Impact Track
Explore the complex issues that are impacting individuals and societies across the globe in our Social Impact Film Track. Guided by our partner Susan Sarandon and the documentary filmmaker Thomas Morgan, these films tell powerful stories by some of the bravest filmmakers working today