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Thursday, October 10

Las Madres de Berks
Documentary Film Screening
Time:
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Presenter:
Michelle Angela Ortiz
Location:
Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Sponsored by:
Center for Latin American Studies and Global Studies Center along with Department of History of Art and Architecture, Center for Health Equity, Department of Communications, Department of History, Department of Studio Arts, Film and Media Studies, Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Program, Humanities Center, School of Education Dean's Office Series on Equity and Justice, Casa San Jose and Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition
Cost:
Free & Open to the Public

Join us for a screening and talkback of "Las Madres de Berks," a short documentary created by public artist Michelle Angela Ortiz. "Las Madres de Berks" shares the testimonials of four mothers who were detained for two years with their children at Berks County Residential Center, a family prison in Pennsylvania. Reception with food and beverages to follow.