Laura Garza Hovel's debut
December 30, 2013

Las Marthas: Screening canceled

CANCELED BECAUSE OF WINTER STORM

Catch the film on the PBS series Independent Lens at 9 pm Monday, Feb. 17, on WILL-TV.

7 pm Tuesday, Feb. 4
Spurlock Museum
600 S. Gregory St., Urbana
Parking: Lot D-22 next to the museum

Come to our free screening and discussion of issues raised by this documentary about the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas, which dates from the aftermath of the U.S.-Mexico War. The film follows two Mexican American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.


protester wearing T-shirt with words "We will not comply."
December 03, 2013

The State of Arizona

7 pm Tuesday, Dec. 3
Spurlock Museum
600 S. Gregory St., Urbana
Parking available in lot D-22 next to the museum
 

Come to our free screening and discussion of this tense documentary about the divisive battle over illegal immigration in Arizona. The film tracks multiple perspectives--activists, politicians, Latino immigrants, controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio, ranchers and others.

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