Saturday, July 26, 2008

Reminder: Important Film and Discussion Series on Immigration

Unity in the Community
in collaboration with
George Mason University
Manassas Campus
University Life


http://www.unityitc.org/
703-368-5225
presents

Crossing the Line
An Immigration Film Series

at the
George Mason University
Manassas Campus, Verizon Auditorium

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

Following the films, join discussions facilitated by students from George Mason's Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.



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