[act-ma] Radical Mexico: Free Movies every Wed. in May at Lucy Parsons Center 7pm
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Fri May 7 06:36:21 PDT 2010
Lucy Parsons Center presents in May:
Mexico Film series & Print Sale of
Mexican Revolutionary art for the 21st Century
Beautiful, politically themed woodblock prints from the ASARO artist
collective from Oaxaca, Mexico, will be for sale at the Lucy Parsons Center for the month of May.
ASARO (La Asamblea de Artistas Revolucionarios de Oaxaca /
the Assembly of Revolutionary Artists of Oaxaca),
is a collective of young Mexican artists responding to Mexico’s
current political turmoil. ASARO’s remarkable woodblock prints continue Mexico’s long tradition of popular revolutionary art.
All proceeds of the sale of the prints will go to the ASARO collective in Oaxaca.
Wednesday May 12, 7:00pm
Granito de Arena/ Grain of Sand (2005)
Follow Mexico's important struggle for rights in education
& Discussion to follow with local Boston public school teachers
(for more info on Granito de Arena see www.corrugate.org)
Wednesday May 19, 7:00pm
Un Poquito de Tanto Verdad/ A Little Bit of So Much Truth (2006)
Award winning director Jill Freidberg captures the dramatic and inspiring events
of the 2006 uprising in Oaxaca, Mexico
Wednesday May 26, 7:00pm
The Boston Interpreters Collective presents:
Longing to escape the pressure and turmoil of Mexico City, a native Mazahua
woman returns to her hometown only to find that things are not as idyllic as she remembered.
A film by Anaïs Huerta (www.amainadocs.com).
See the Lucy Parsons Center website
for film descriptions, hours & directions
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