Friday, October 2, 2009

Special Screening of "La Americana" Documentary

La Americana
A Reel Progress Screening
October 6, 2009, 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Admission is free.

RSVP to attend this event

Featured Speaker:
Nicholas Bruckman, Writer, Director, Producer, "La Americana"
Jesse Thomas, Producer, "La Americana"

Moderated by:
Angela Kelley, Vice President for Immigration Policy and Advocacy, Center for American Progress

"La Americana" is an intimate documentary following Carmen, an undocumented immigrant, on a journey from Bolivia to New York City and back as she struggles to save the life of her ailing daughter. Her unforgettable story is woven into the current immigration crisis in the United States, putting a human face on this timely and controversial issue. Through interviews and a sweeping cinema-vérité narrative, "La Americana" takes its viewers on an international journey following the personal and political tragedy of an undocumented immigrant in New York City.

October 6, 2009, 7:00pm – 8:30pm

Space is extremely limited. RSVP required.
Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.

Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, DC 20005


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