If we dream alone, it's only a dream. If we dream together, it becomes reality.

African proverb
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  ELEANOR BUNIN MUNROe FILM CENTER

March 16 (opening night)

 

In-person screenings and event

 at Lincoln Center

 

Q&A WITH THE DIRECTOR 
conducted by
Reda Bouchefra

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France, Documentary—72mins
6:00-7:50pm

New York Premiere

Dir: Lina Soualem

Lina's grandparents have decided to separate. Together, they came from Algeria to Thiers, in the middle of France, over 60 years ago. Side by side, they experienced this chaotic immigrant life. For Lina, their separation is an opportunity to question their long journey of exile, as well as her identity.

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Dir: Dale Hildebrand

Canada, Narrative—89mins
7:50-9:40pm
New York Premiere

A heartwarming story about an old-school

Sicilian father trying to negotiate his way into

heaven, where the only way in is to first go

back and repair his relationship with his

reluctant son, reunite his feuding family back

in Sicily, and help everyone find love in places they never imagined. 

Q&A WITH THE DIRECTOR
conducted by
Leonard Lopate

CINEMA VILLAGE
March 18 - 20

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*click to view the trailers in the Voices of Canada playlist 

THESE FILMS SCREEN IN-PERSON @ cinema village

for the online films scroll down or click here
 

Cinema Village
22 E 12th street, New York, NY 10003

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SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival New York is a film festival that focuses on socially relevant film content, andhuman interest stories that raise awareness to social problems and offer positive solutions through the powerfulmedium of cinema. SR believes that through raised awareness, expanded knowledge about diverse cultures, andthe human condition as a whole, it is possible to create a better world free of violence, hate, and crime.

WHAT IS SR?

WHAT WE STAND FOR

SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival New York's mission is to shine the spotlight on filmmakers who tell compelling, socially relevant, human interest stories across a broad range of social issues without resorting to gratuitous violence or violent forms of film making.

"As the founder of the SR film festivals, Nora Armani is blessed with

an uncommon ability to curate some of the most important films being made today."

Louis Proyect

SRFF is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit film festival that showcases socially relevant films with human interest stories as a response to the proliferation of violence and violent forms
of storytelling. SR™ believes in promoting positive social change through the powerful medium of cinema.

 

(*) Donations to SR Socially Relevant™ Film Festival New York are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law. Donors get VIP seating at events. 

SR Socially Relevant Film Festival New York (SRFF 2021) is made possible in part with public funds from Creative Engagement, supported by the

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council and administered by LMCC.

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