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Anti-Minutemen Film Showing
Date Sunday August 28
Time 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location Details
CELLspace--18th & Bryant St.
Event Type Screening
Organizer/Author
A Special CELLspace Movie Night to help raise awareness and mobilize resistance against the Minutemen and the various forms of violence and injustice taking place along what is known as the US/ Mexico border. Contribute to the Bay Area Coalition to Fight the Minutemen and other groups, in shutting down the Minutemen when they arrive at the Califas border on Sep 16, (Mexican Independence Day!).
The CELLspace Film Cluster, along with the Bay Area Coalition to Fight the Minutemen and the Borderland Collective, presents..

::!::STOP the MINUTEMEN::!::

Sunday August 28th, 7pm, $5 suggested donation for CELLspace, no one
turned away. Inside the event, there will be the opportunity to donate to
the Bay Area Coalition to Fight the Minutemen and other participating
groups.

Event schedule:

7pm, free food and refreshments. Various immigrant and indigenous rights
organizations will be present and tabling.

~7:30pm, a few shorts from the ANIMAQUILADORA series: Alex Rivera and Lalo
Lopez, 1997, ~4min each. Includes L.A. Cucaracha, a series of three
animated shorts based on the political cartoon strip by Lalo Lopez.

Followed by Speakers from The Borderland Collective, the Bay Area
Coalition to Stop the Minutemen and more TBA.

~8:30pm, NATIVES: Jesse Lerner/Scott Sterling, 1991, 24min. Natives
follows the individuals involved in San Diego's anti-immigration movement.
Relying principally on a direct cinema style and eye for the absurd, the
film critiques the nativist position by contrasting their professed love
of country with their racist and anti-democratic attitudes.

~9pm, Feature Film: THE SILENT CROSS: Joaquin Alvarado, 2004, 87min.
Spanish/English. A Chicano filmmaker learns first hand the perils migrants
face crossing the US/Mexico border in search of work and opportunity.
Proceeded with an open conversation with director, Joaquin Alvarado.

(Translators will be available during the event).
Added to the calendar on Thursday Aug 25th, 2005 4:36 PM

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