SR Socially Relevant Film Festival, March 16 – 22

diyf_ratedsr2015_footerAGLA NY is proud to be a friend and supporter of the Socially Relevant Film Festival, March 16 – 22, 2015! This year’s lineup offers Armenian films in commemoration of the centenary of the Armenian Genocide, as well as “Love is the Highest Law” on LGBT rights in Russia (on March 20). Check out the program here http://rated.sr/#program and mark your calendars!

The festival’s timely and socially engaging selection offers World and U.S. premieres, in addition to a slate of tributes and industry panels. This year’s lineup of 54 films from 33 countries opens with Come to my Voice, at CUNY Graduate Center, Proshansky Auditorium March 16, at 7pm.

A wide range of social issues are portrayed during the rest of the week, namely: Gun control & police brutality, Race relations & discrimination, Violence against women & empowering women, LGBT rights, Conflict in the Mideast, The environment & climate change, The US economy & oil rush, Immigration & exile. You can browse all films by theme at http://ratedsr.festivalgenius.com/2015.

Founded by Actor/producer Nora Armani in 2013, the festival runs from March 16 – 22, 2015 at Tribeca Cinemas, Maysles Cinema, the Quad Cinema & SVA (School of Visual Art – Chelsea campus). For more information, times, venues and tickets visit: www.ratedsrfilms.org

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