[act-ma] 8/05 Discovering Dominga (a Guatemalan Film)

Charlie Welch cwelch at tecschange.org
Sun Aug 3 03:29:52 PDT 2008

Tuesday, August 5 - Discovering Dominga

Living in Iowa, Denese Becker was haunted by memories of her Mayan 
childhood. A quest for her lost identity in Guatemala turns into a searing journey of 
political awakening that reveals a genocidal crime and the still-unmet cry for 
justice from the survivors. In Discovering Dominga, Denese's journey home is both a 
voyage of selfdiscovery that permanently alters her relationship to her American family and a
political awakening that sheds light on an act of genocide against this 
hemisphere’s largest indigenous majority.

Directed by Patricia Flynn and Mary Jo McConahay.
Guatemala. 2002. Biography. 60 min.

For more information, call Jacob Carter at 860-459-7428 or email 
guatcomboston at earthlink.net <http://act-ma.org/mailman/listinfo/act-ma_act-ma.org>

   Time: 7 pm to 9 pm
    Location: Central Square Public Library. 45 Pearl St. Cambridge, MA

    Directions: Take the Red Line to Central Square, walk 1 block on
    Mass Ave. towards Boston, take your first right onto Pearl Street. Parking
    available next door.
    Each movie in the series will have a formal introduction and free refreshments
    will be available during the event.

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