Dayton Human Relations Council

Film Series Highlights the Latino American Experience, Free Admission

Release Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Contact: Erica Fields, Dayton Human Relations Council, 937-333-1403

The Dayton Human Relations Council is partnering with the University of Dayton to present a film series on the Latino American experience. Admission to the following films, all shown on the University of Dayton campus, is free:

“American DREAMers” (Host: Mayor Nan Whaley)
Thursday, Sept. 15, 6:30 p.m., Roesch Library Collab
“American DREAMers” tells the story behind the Campaign for an American DREAM. A group of six undocumented youth and an ally walk and organize across the country to create a national dialogue about how passage of the DREAM Act can alleviate the plight of undocumented youth in this country.

“Cesar’s Last Fast” (Hosts: ABLE Immigration Attorneys and Migrant OutreachWorkers)
Thursday, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m., Roesch Library Collab
“Cesar’s Last Fast” is a multi-platform feature documentary film about the private sacrifice and spiritual conviction behind Cesar Chavez’s struggle for the humane treatment of America’s farm workers, and the impact Chavez’s legacy has on
today’s generation of organizers fighting for farm worker rights.

“Hecho en Mexico” (Host: Gabriela Pickett, owner, Missing Peace Art Space)
Thursday, Oct. 13, 6:30 p.m., Roesch Library Collab
“Hecho en Mexico” is an inspiring film exploring what it means to be Mexican and features many of the greatest and sharpest minds in Mexico today.

Parking: Use the main campus entrance (Stewart Street, just east of Brown Street) and follow the signs to visitor parking. An attendant will issue a parking pass.

For more information, contact the Human Relations Council at 937-333-1403.

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