Thursday, July 10, 2008

Immigration Film Series

Unity in the Community
in collaboration with
George Mason University
Manassas Campus University Life
Crossing the Line
An Immigration Film Series at the
George Mason University Manassas Campus, Verizon Auditorium
Following the films, join discussions facilitated by students from George Mason's Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.
Sat, Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m. Da Nadie -- Prepare for the journey as an unknown, a nothing, no one. Prepare to leave everything behind and travel alone. Prepare to face the same intimidation when you cross into the United States--if you live through it. _______________________________________
Sun, Aug. 3, 2:30 p.m. Letters From the Other Side -- A much-needed examination of the collateral damage of illegal immigration. Sensitive, effective and emotionally potent. John Anderson, Variety
Sat, Aug. 9, 7:30 p.m. Golden Venture -- A shipload of immigrants runs aground creating a media circus and symbol of a growing national concern over undocumented immigration.
Sun, Aug. 10, 2:30 p.m. Ramchand Pakistani -- A true story of the accidental crossing of the Pakistan-Indian border, two members of a Pakistani Hindu family belonging to the 'untouchable' (Dalit) caste, and the extraordinary consequences of this unintended action on the lives of a woman, a man, and their son.
Sat, Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m. Alienated: Undocumented Immigrant Youth --
Undocumented immigrant youth face the challenges of life after high school without options for legalized work or college.
and Beyond the Border -- Latinos seeking a better life have migrated to Kentucky, for low-paying jobs in the tobacco, manufacturing and horse racing industries. As Latino communities swell, so does the xenophobia and discrimination they face.
Sun, Aug. 17, 2:30 p.m. Under the Same Moon -- The reunion of 9-year-old Carlitos and his mother, Rosario, who works as an illegal domestic in Los Angeles.
Sat, Aug. 23, 7:30 p.m. Farmingville -- The shocking hate-based attempted murders of two Mexican day laborers catapult a small Long Island town into national headlines,
Sun, Aug. 24, 2:30 p.m. To Be Announced
Verizon auditorium is in front of the Occoquan Building which is the middle of the three academic buildings. The auditorium is labeled on this map ; there are signs on the walk from the parking lot.
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