Friday, April 30, 2010

ETHNO LA: Revisioning Community and Culture - May 10, 2010

ETHNO LA: Revisioning Community and Culture A retrospective of films from the UCLA Center for EthnoCommunications

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 7pm Hammer Museum, Billy Wilder Theater 10899 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90024 Map This is a FREE event! Reception to follow program. DESCRIPTION:
Please join us for an evening of films by students of the Center for EthnoCommunications program, highlighting the diverse experiences of people across Los Angeles County. This retrospective screening aims to bring together students, faculty, staff, and community members to share stories that provide a lens into multi-ethnic Los Angeles.
EthnoLA: Revisioning Community and Culture features six films that highlight a range of issues, including the struggles of low-income students at Belmont High School; South Asian motel owners, a skateboard crew in Long Beach, Pilipinos in the Los Angeles hip hop scene in the mid-90s, and one of the Bus Riders’ Union’s eldest organizers, Grandma Kim. The event will also include a Q&A with the filmmakers, followed by light refreshments provided by the Hammer Museum.

Films: Beats, Rhymes, and Resistance (1997) 810logy (2002) No Vacancy (2003) Belmont High: Trapping Our Youth (2003) Metro Es Para Todos (2004) Troqueros (2008)
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