Joshua: Teenager vs. Superpower | Human Rights Watch's Film Club Screening
Join Human Rights Watch for a special screening of JOSHUA: TEENAGER VS. SUPERPOWER, followed by a Q&A and reception.
4pm | Doors Open; Meet & Greet with HRW's Minky Worden
5pm | Film screening, followed by Q&A
7pm | Cocktail Reception
Rallying thousands of students to skip school and occupy the streets of Hong Kong, teenager Joshua Wong becomes one of the autonomous territorys most notorious dissidents, successfully disrupting government plans to devolve power back to China. This inspiring documentary spends years tracking the movement from grassroots disruption to national politics. Following tear gas attacks, multiple arrests and an exhausting 79-day campaign to shut down Hong Kongs financial district, Joshua moves on to the next phase of the movementfacing down the superpower from inside the government itself.
2017 Sundance Audience Award: World Cinema Documentary
All attendees are invited to stay after the screening for a Q & A followed by a cocktail reception with the director and producer of the film and the director of global initiatives at Human Rights Watch.
The Moss Theatre at New Roads School in the Herb Alpert Education Village (View)
3131 Olympic Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|