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El Norte

The story of two youths who flee Guatemala in the early 1980s due to ethnic and political persecution, only to be seen as "undocumented workers" in the U.S.

When: Sunday, Feb. 7, 2010, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: S.B. Central Library, 40 E. Anapamu St., Santa Barbara

Cost: Free

Age limit: All ages

Categories: Film Screening

Description:

Part of the Santa Barbara Reads/UCSB Reads community reading program based on Enrique's Journey by Sonia Nazario. This film is the story of two youths who flee Guatemala in the early 1980s due to ethnic and political persecution. They head north and travel through Mexico to the United States, arriving in Los Angeles, California, after an arduous journey. This is the first film to approach the subject of "undocumented workers" solely through their eyes.

Phone: 805-962-7653

Event posted Jan. 31, 2010
Last updated Jan. 31, 2010

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