Above: Promotional graphic for the film, "Breaking The Taboo."
Sir Richard Branson, a British business magnate, best known as the founder and chairman of the Virgin group of more than 400 companies, will be at MOPA on June 20! Come and join us for this special event as he will be promoting the screening of "Breaking the Taboo," a documentary film about the war on drugs produced by his son Sam Branson.
About the Film:
Breaking the Taboo is narrated by Morgan Freeman (English version) & Gael Garcia Bernal (Spanish version), this groundbreaking new documentary uncovers the UN sanctioned war on drugs, charting its origins and its devastating impact on countries like the USA, Colombia and Russia.
Featuring prominent statesmen including Presidents Clinton and Carter, the film follows The Global Commission on Drug Policy on a mission to break the political taboo and expose the biggest failure of global policy in the last 50 years.
After the screening, there will be a 45 minute panel discussion addressing the issues covered in the documentary. This discussion will be led by Scott Lewis, CEO of Voice of San Diego, and will include Sir Richard Branson and Mayor Bob Filner, as well as others involved in the war on drugs.
For more information or to purchase tickets, go to: www.mopa.org/breaking-the-taboo
Location: Museum of Photographic Arts, 1649 El Prado San Diego, CA 92101 Google Map