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District 9

(R) South Africa/USA/New Zealand/Canada – 1 hr 52 min
2009 · d. Neill Blomkamp   Official Site Reviews
Starring Sharlto Copely, Jason Cope

Years after a spacecraft full of starving, desperate alien refugees makes first contact with Earth, the so-called “prawns” are confined to a squalid shantytown outside of Johannesburg. While overseeing a camp relocation project, a dorky bureaucrat (Sharlto Copley) is exposed to alien DNA and begins to undergo startling changes. Reflecting back on South Africa's legacy of apartheid, District 9 is more relevant than ever in the face of today's refugee crises.

Stay for a post-film discussion with On Justice Fellow Jenn Bulcock, Ph.D. Presented in conjunction with Cabrini University’s Wolfington Center, the On Justice series explores the intersection of cinema and social justice.



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Thursday, November 17:00pm 2018-11-01 19:00:00 2018-11-01 20:52:00 America/New_York District 9 http://brynmawrfilm.org:443/film/2510/district-9?id=2510&keyword=district-9 Bryn Mawr Film Institute, Bryn Mawr, PA