Granny's Flags/Letter to Sasha/Fire on the Marmara
Haja Fatma, a mother to eight children, tells the tale of family life in Tripoli during the Libyan Revolution. Women, young and old, all contributed during these hostile months in their own unique way. A human portal into the acts of ordinary people in their hope for freedom.
Letter to Sasha/15min
Fatma, who lives in Asuerd's refugee camp in the Hamada region of the Algerian desert, lives a very austere life with her family. A studious young girl that dreams of being a doctor, she listens to international television news that gives her an idea to contact another young girl from the other side of the Atlantic ocean: Sasha, one of the daughters of President Obama. North America premiere.
Fire on the Marmara/70min
On May 31, 2010 while still in international waters, Israeli commandos killed nine people who were traveling on a humanitarian mission on the Mavi Mamara. Traveling together with them, 700 activists from Caracas to Valencia, Barcelona, Brussels, London, Stockholm, and Istanbul attempted to bring supplies and break the blockade that the Palestinian population of Gaza has been suffering for years. A documentation of the events taking place on board the ship before, during and after the attack, filmmaker and passenger David Segara interviews the journalists and activists who survived, exploring their motivations for participating in the Freedom Flotilla.
Landmark Embarcadero Center Cinema (View)
One Embarcadero Center, Promenade Level
San Francisco, CA 94111