Social Justice Film Festival - Festival Kickoff

Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 6:15pm

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Join us for refreshments, several stellar films, and a lively panel discussion on worker justice, co-sponsored by Columbia Legal Services and Northwest Justice Project.

East of Salinas follows an undocumented 3rd grader who dreams of becoming an engineer. As deportation and gang violence threaten his future, he begins to understand what it really means to be “born in Mexico.”

(Laura Pacheco and Jackie Mow, 72 min, USA)

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Poison Control

Poison Control

This short film tells the story of three women’s painful experiences with pesticide drift — an increasing threat to farm workers’ health in Washington State.

(Nate Midgley, 14 min, USA)



Limpiadores captures the struggles of the invisible migrant workers that make sure offices and classrooms are clean before professors and students arrive for their morning classes at some of London’s most prestigious universities.

(Fernando L. González Mitjáns, 40 min, UK/Colombia/Brazil)