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|::!::CELLspace Movie Night to Stop the Minutemen::!::|
|Date||Sunday August 28|
|Time||7:00 PM - 10:00 PM|
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|2050 Bryant Street, between 18th and 19th|
The CELLspace Film Cluster, along with the Coalition to Stop the Minutemen and the Borderland Collective, presents..
::!::STOP the MINUTEMEN::!::
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 Coalition to Stop the Minutemen and other groups, in shutting down the Minutemen when they arrive at the Califas border on Sep
16, (Mexican Independence Day!).
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 South Bay Coalition to Stop the Minutemen and other participating
Tentative 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.
(Interpretors will be available)