Film Screening and Talk-back: Immigrant Nation!
Date: Wed. July 17, 2013
Time: 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Harold Washington Library Center
Cindy Pritzker Auditorium
400 S. State Street
Program: One Book, One Chicago
About this event:
Documentary filmmaker Esau Melendez looks at the birth of the current immigrant rights movement, focusing on Elvira Arellano, a single mother from Chicago who fought her deportation in 2009. Melendez and Arellano (via Skype), with moderator Moira Pujols of contratiempo, answer questions after the film. Film run time: 96 minutesPresented in Partnership with The Public Square, a program of the Illinois Humanities Council Presented as part of the current One Book, One Chicago, which explores how migration has shaped Chicago.