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An Evening with New York Times Op-Docs


LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90036

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About the Screening

Watch a selection of five recent award-winning films from Op-Docs, the Oscar-nominated short documentary series from The New York Times. The program will include: Charlie Tyrell’s My Dead Dad’s Porno Tapes; I am Bisha: The Rebel Puppeteers of Sudan by Roopa Gogineni, on a satirical puppet show mocking an authoritarian ruler ; We Became Fragments, by Luisa Conlon, Hanna Miller, and Lacy Jane Roberts about a Syrian refugee coming of age in Winnipeg; Dulce, by Guille Isa and Angello Faccini, a perspective on climate change through the story of a young girl in a Colombian coastal village; and a preview of Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee’s short  Earthrise, on the first image of Earth taken from space, in 1968, as recalled by the Apollo 8 astronauts.

The event will also feature a discussion with the filmmakers Charlie Tyrell, Roopa Gogineni, Luisa Conlon, Guille Isa and Op-Docs Executive Producer Kathleen Lingo, moderated by NPR's film critic, Ella Taylor.

Distributor: The New York Times