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Precious Knowledge
Date Friday October 25
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details
San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 S. 7th St.
San Jose , CA 95112
Event Type Screening
Organizer/AuthorShelby Minister
Emailshelby.minister [at]
Address48 South 7th Street, San Jose CA, 95112
Precious Knowledge is a 2011 political documentary centered on the banning of the Mexican American Studies Program in the Tucson Unified School District of Arizona. It was directed by Ari Palos and produced by Eren Isabel McGinnis. The film follows the lives of four students and several teachers in the Mexican American Studies program at Tucson High School. It follows the progression of local legislature put into place by the Arizona Department of Education Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Horne in order to ban the Mexican American Studies programs in the Tucson Unified School District. The film was awarded the Premio Mesquite for Best Documentary at the Cine Festival at the Guadalupe Cultural Art Center in San Antonio, Texas.
2011 75 minutes
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Oct 8th, 2013 5:39 PM