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|Latin Film Night: "La Sierra"|
|Date||Friday October 07|
|Time||6:30 PM - 9:30 PM|
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San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 S 7th St
San Jose, CA 95112
Join Spanish for Activists Latin Film Night! This month we will be showing the documentary on Columbia's gangs entitled "La Sierra". (2005) NR
Colombia-based journalists Scott Dalton and Margarita Martinez introduce us to a nation at civil war by hitting the streets of Medellín, a dangerous city ruled by a fierce paramilitary gang. By focusing on three vastly different personalities -- Edison, a gang leader; Cielo, a widowed teenage mother; and Jesus, a drug-using thug -- the filmmakers draw us into their world and capture startling moments of truth and sorrow.
"AN UNFORGETTABLE FILM!"
"REMARKABLE... A STARK, RELENTLESSLY DEGLAMORIZED VISION OF THUG LIFE...
—The Village Voice—
Join us for Colombian food, music and presentation by Michelle Cordova.
Suggested Donation: $5 - 10. no one turned away for lack of funds.