Social Justice Film Festival - Festival Kickoff
Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 6:15pm
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)
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)