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Where to See Indie Films in SD

MoPA and the Sundance Institute host free screenings around the county


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If your New Year’s resolution was to add more culture to your life, a cool new indie film program has just come to town, thanks to the Museum of Photographic Arts. They have teamed up with the Sundance Institute to spread cultural variety and engagement across San Diego and Tijuana. The Film Forward Program brings big-name, hugely-acclaimed independent films to areas that typically do not have access to them. With various community partners hosting the screenings, the events are free and open to the public. Further your experience at each screening, while participating in a workshop-based discussion afterwards.

 

Here’s the schedule:

 

Twenty Feet From Stardom

Feb. 26th at 6:00 pm
at SD School of Creative and Performing Arts

2425 Dusk Drive, San Diego
RSVP: 619-470-0555 ext. 2211 / rtrujillo@sandi.net

 

The World Before Her

March 3rd at 7:00 pm
at UCSD - International House


9500 Gilman Drive #0550, La Jolla
RSVP: iag.ucsd@gmail.com

March 5th at 6:00 pm
at Casa Familiar

114 West Hall Avenue, San Ysidro
RSVP: leticia.g.franco@gmail.com 

March 8th at 1:00 pm
at MOPA

1649 El Prado, Balboa Park, SD
RSVP: filmrsvp@mopa.org

 

Fruitvale Station

Feb 28th at 7:00 pm
at Stronghold Creative Studios & Gallery

1835 Main Street, San Diego
RSVP: (858) 380-7283

March 2nd at 1:00 pm
at San Diego Public Library - Malcom X Branch

5148 Market St, San Diego
(619) 527-3405/ lmcnabb@sandiego.gov

 

The Rocket

March 2nd at 1:00 pm at MOPA


1649 El Prado, Balboa Park, SD
RSVP: filmrsvp@mopa.org

 

Valentine Road

March 5th at 11:30 am at San Ysidro High School

5353 Airway Rd, San Diego 
RSVP: juan.neria@sweetwaterschools.org

March 7th at 7:00 pm at MOPA

1649 El Prado, Balboa Park, SDRSVP: filmrsvp@mopa.org

 

Circles

March 4th at 6:00 pm at Point Loma Public Library Branch


3701 Voltaire Street, San Diego 
RSVP: (619) 531-1529 / cgonzalez@sandiego.gov

March 6th at 6:30 pm
at Joan B. Kroc School for Peace & Justice – USD


5998 Alcala Park, San Diego 
RSVP: http://peacexpiece.eventbrite.com

March 7th at 1:40 pm at Preparatoria Federal Làzaro Càrdenas – Tijuana

March 8th at 10:00 am at Media Arts Center - Digital Gym

2921 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego 
RSVP: leticia@mediaartscenter.org 
(part of a full day of programming)

March 8th at 6:00 pm at San Diego Public Library


330 Park Blvd., San Diego 
RSVP: (619) 236 - 5831 / emagbanua@sandiego.gov

March 9th at 6:00 pm
 at MOPA
1649 El Prado, Balboa Park, SD
RSVP: filmrsvp@mopa.org

 

Dancing in Jaffa

March 6th at 12:15 pm
 at SD School of Creative and Performing Arts

2425 Dusk Dr, San Diego
RSVP: patclark1@gmail.com

March 7th at 7:00 pm
 at El Cuarto De Luz - Tijuana

4590 Ave. Las Palmas
Fracc. Las Palmas, Tijuana
RSVP: 664 621 0592 / csm@elcuartodeluz.com

March 8th at 1:00 pm 
at Media Arts Center - Digital Gym


2921 El Cajon Blvd., San Diego RSVP: leticia@mediaartscenter.org
(part of a full day of programming)

March 8th at 7:00 pm 
at St. Paul Cathedral Episcopal Church

2728 Sixth Ave. San Diego RSVP: (619) 298–7261 x356 / lifer@stpaulcathedral.org

March 9th at 3:00 pm 
at Temple Beth Israel


9001 Towne Centre Drive, San Diego RSVP: filmrsvp@mopa.org

 

If You Build It

March 14th at 5:00 pm 
at High Tech High International

2855 Farragut Road, San Diego RSVP: hmurugesan@hightechhigh.org

 

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