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Oscar-Nominated Documentary Shorts
The NBPT Docu Fest will be screening all five of the Academy Award® nominated short documentary films.
In the Absence: When the MV Sewol ferry sank off the coast of South Korea in 2014, over three hundred people lost their lives, most of them schoolchildren. Years later, the victims’ families and survivors are still demanding justice from national authorities.
Learning to Skateboard in a War Zone (If You’re a Girl): Over the course of 15 years, a class of young girls from disadvantaged neighborhoods in war-torn Kabul, learn to read and write, and grow together in confidence through the joyView more
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
Additional time info:
A free wine, beer and cheese reception will begin at 5:00 PM with the film screenings at 6:00 PM
Market Square, Newburyport, MA 01950
How to get to the Firehouse:
- Take I-95 to Exit 57 (Newburyport)
- Take Route 113 east to Green Street
- Turn left on Green Street and take it to the end
- Turn right on Merrimac Street
- The Firehouse will be on your left; the address: Market Square
- Parking is available in the waterfront lots on either side of the Firehouse. Parking is free after 8PM Monday-Saturday and after 6PM on Sunday.