LifeArt Festival San Antonio @ Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, San Antonio [from 14 to 15 September]

LifeArt Festival San Antonio


94
14 - 15
September
18:00 - 21:00

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Tobin Center for the Performing Arts
100 Auditorium Cir, San Antonio, Texas 78205
LifeArt Film Festival San Antonio 2018
Presents Netflix Original Film Premiere

Friday and Saturday, September 14 & 15, 2018
Tobin Center for the Performing Arts

Free General Admission to all screenings and events

For the first time ever, Netflix and the LifeArt Festival are proud to bring to San Antonio the premiere of a Netflix Original Film, The Angel, directed by Ariel Vromen (who also directed Kevin Costner, Gal Gadot, Gary Oldman, Tommy Lee Jones, Ryan Reynolds, and Michael Shannon). Based on the New York Times best-selling book “The Angel: The Egyptian Spy Who Saved Israel," the film tells the true story of Ashraf Marwan, the son-in-law of Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser, and special advisor to his successor Anwar Sadat. Marwan is perhaps the most famous spy of the history of the Middle East, and was regarded as a national hero in both Israel and Egypt.

The Angel premieres on Friday, September 14th, 2018 at 9 pm, followed by a Q&A with the Director and Cast. General admission is FREE, however, a response is required by visiting http://lifeartfestival.com/sanantonio.Please select the “RSVP Now” button.

This year’s LifeArt Festival in San Antonio will also include a forum for debate and collaboration on humanitarian issues and art forms and will focus on taking a stand against sex-trafficking in America. Panels will include dynamic discussions with public figures, experts, survivors, and law enforcement officials who are fighting sex trafficking. And leading activists share on how you can make a difference. The forum will feature the trailer for the upcoming film, “Sex Trafficking Made in America”, and will conclude with local heroes of the cause being honored by receiving the coveted “Zoe Award.”

Finally, join us for a magical evening that starts at sunset on Saturday at the Tobin River Walk Plaza, as we celebrate Life & Art together at a special closing party with actors, directors, producers, digital influencers, and movie and music lovers. Live music with one of the most requested DJs in the country, Cottrell Guidry, resident DJ for Soho House Hollywood and Malibu. Meet and greet, enjoy cocktails, and have fun!

For a full schedule of events, please visit http://lifeartfestival.com/sanantonio.

More details below:

🎟 Free Event. RSVP: lifeartfestival.com/sanantonio
LIMITED seating. RSVP is first come, first serve.

FREE EVENT
All events, parties & screenings are free and open to the public.
VIP Ticket Access for early arrival & reserved seating coming soon.

FEATURING
FILMS: Netflix Original Film Premiere The Angel. Meet the directors & cast: Marwin, Kenzari, Hannah Ware, Waleed Farouq Zuaiter, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Sasson Gabay, Miki Leon, Toby Kebbell, Ori Pfeffer and Silmane Dazi, director Ariel Vromen.
Eight other films will be screened on Saturday — Scroll down for film names & details.

MUSIC: Event party with DJ Cottrell Guidry, resident DJ for Soho House — Hollywood & Malibu.

FORUM & PANELS: Education, debates & collaboration on intervention in the sex trafficking industry.

AWARD: Humanitarian Award presentation of the coveted «Zoe Award» given to those fighting for human rights.

SCHEDULE:

📽️ FRIDAY SEPT 14 | 8PM: PREMIERE & AWARD CEREMONY
Netflix Original Premiere: The Angel
Meet the directors & cast: Marwin, Kenzari, Hannah Ware, Waleed Farouq Zuaiter, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Sasson Gabay, Miki Leon, Toby Kebbell, Ori Pfeffer and Silmane Dazi, director Ariel Vromen.
Upcoming feature on documentary, «Sex Trafficking Made in America»

🏆 Humanitarian Award Ceremony
Art changes the world. Humanitarian Award Ceremony honoring the influence that filmmakers & cultural leaders have on human rights issues.

📽️ SATURDAY SEPT 15 | FILM SCREENINGS

The Last Shaman | Italy | Raz Degan
The journey of James Freeman, the son of a Harvard medical professor, who traveled to Peru in an attempt to conquer the depression that conquered him for years.

Dangerous Crossings | Egypt | Ismail Elmokadem
The dangers of crossing to war-stricken Yemen.

Grimshaw | USA | Elyes Gabel
Two men battling addiction. A film written for those who have witnessed a loved one battling the demon of addiction.

Three and A Half | India | Dar Gai
The story of one house in three different eras.

Freezer | Greece | Dimitris Nakos
An unemployed marketing executive in his 50s faces the pressure of his age & career.

Mariam | Iraq | Mohammed Jaffar
Military media team rescue Mosul family from the rubble after their house was destroyed by ISIS.

My Amish World | USA | Samuel Wickey
An Amish family faces pressure & challenges as they leave the Amish world and enter public life.

Second Hand Lovers | Israel | Oren Lavie
A young man lives in his bachelor's apartment which he shares the memory with his past relationships.

🔊SATURDAY SEPT 15 | FORUM:
Join us for an independent international platform for debate & collaboration on humanitarian issues & art forms. Survivors, movement leaders, law enforcement, activists & cultural digital messengers will inform, engage, and equip attendees into activism regarding the sex trafficking industry.

Sex Trafficking & Social Media | 4 PM
Thousands of minors are being trafficked across apps like Snapchat and other social media platforms. Hear from industry experts in innovations with technology & law enforcement on how to stop the trend.

The #MeToo movement | 5:20 PM
Discussing the widespread nature of sexual assault & empowering others through empathy.

How to Make a Difference | 7 — 8:20 PM
Leaders, artists, tech professionals, web leaders, musicians & politicians discuss the current issues affecting past, present & future of activism & making a difference in the world.

🎉SATURDAY SEPT 15 | CLOSING PARTY
Evening Party with Cottrell Guidry — Resident DJ for Soho House — Hollywood & Malibu, starting at sunset.

Experience a magical evening at the Tobin Riverwalk Plaza with actors, directors, digital influencers & music lovers. Meet, greet, enjoy cocktails & have fun.

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