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STAND AGAINST RACISM: Film Screening & Panel Discussion of “Immigrant Prisons”
April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
YWCA of Asheville invites the community for a film screening and panel discussion of Brave New Films’ “Immigrant Prisons.” The film screening will take place at the Grail Moviehouse on Sunday, April 28 from 4:00 – 6:30 pm. The panel consist of women of color working fighting for immigrant justice locally, including: Cocó Eva Solange Alcázar (CIMA), Mirion Porras Rojas (Nuestro Centro), Marisol Jiménez (CIMA), and Paulina Mendez will be the moderator. Spanish language interpretation will be provided by Cenzontle Language Justice Cooperative during the panel discussion, and there will be subtitles in Spanish for the film screening. This event is co-sponsored by ACLU of WNC, Dogwood Alliance, and Pisgah Legal Services.
The Immigrant Prisons film is made up of four short stories: Immigrant Prisons, Immigrants for Sale, No More Detention: Free Pastor Noe, and Trauma at the Border. This film is about exposing the abuse of the detention and deportation industrial complex by exploring conditions inside these prisons in substandard medical conditions and other abuses.
The film screening will be held on Sunday, April 28, 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm at Grail Moviehouse. There are three different ticket options:
– $0 Free Ticket
– $5 Suggested Donation
– $10 Equity Seat (pay for your ticket and sponsor a free
ticket for another community member)
Please RSVP and get your tickets here or copy and paste into your browser: http://www.grailmoviehouse.com/special-events//immigrant-prisons
Ticket are first come, first serve and sales will close on Friday, April 26th so please make sure to get tickets and RSVP before then.
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