The ACT Human Rights Film Festival will host director Beth Murphy and her award-winning 2016 documentary, WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS, at 7 p.m.on Wednesday, March 1, at the Sie FilmCenter in Denver. ACT’s director of programming, Dr. Scott Diffrient, will moderate an intimate post-screening Q&A session with Murphy. A private reception with Murphy and film attendees will follow the screening in Henderson’s Lounge.
“WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS is a brave and inspiring film that offers extraordinary behind-the-scenes access to both the obstacles affecting girls’ education in Afghanistan, and to the champion, Razia Jan, who fights for it daily,” says Carol Busch, ACT director of marketing and engagement.”
With unprecedented access, WHAT TOMORROW BRINGS goes inside the very first girls’ school in one small Afghan village. From the school’s beginnings in 2009 to its first graduation in 2015, the film traces the interconnected stories of students, teachers, village elders, parents, and school founder Razia Jan. Filmmaker Beth Murphy embeds herself in this school and community for a most intimate look at what it really means to be a girl growing up in Afghanistan today.
Tickets cost $20 for the general public and $15 for members of the Sie Film Center and Colorado State University Alumni Association. CSU alumni may use the promo code “ACTFF2017” at checkout for a five dollar discount. Purchase tickets at www.denverfilm.org.