Film screening

Monday, April 15, 2019
11:30 am - 2:30 pm, Young Research Library - Main Conference Room 11360

"America; I Too"

See below for additional information.


Free and open to the public. Advanced RSVP is requested but not required. See event website for details. 


Chicano Studies Research Center
(310) 825-2363


Additional Information

Join us for a screening of "America; I Too," which tells the stories of three arrested and detained undocumented immigrants who must navigate the system to fight impending deportation. Inspired by true events, the narrative film stars Academy Award nominee Barkhad Abdi (Captain Phillips) and features the music of Grammy winners Quetzal.

The film is part of the Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles (CHIRLA) “Know Your Rights” video series. A Q&A with director Anike Tourse will follow the screening, moderated by Chris Zepeda-Millán, associate professor of public policy and Chicana/o studies at UCLA.A light reception will be included.

The screening is organized by the UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center in partnership with CHIRLA, the Latin American Institute, and the UCLA Library. 

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