Think & Drink: The Latino Lens - Yakima
Join us for a KCTS 9 and Humanities Washington Think & Drink event surrounding the upcoming documentary Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington. The evening will feature a discussion with filmmaker Enrique Cerna, clips from the documentary and a trailer for Latino Americans, a landmark six-part series from PBS. Hosted by Yakima Herald Republic journalist Mike Fault and Humanities Washington. Find more event details.
About the Film
KCTS 9's Enrique Cerna, the son of Mexican immigrants, examines the history of Latinos in Washington and how their dramatic population growth is bringing change to politics, education, immigration and entrepreneurship in the state. Cerna reflects on his family’s Yakima Valley heritage along with others, including Phyllis Gutierrez-Kenney’s transformation from migrant laborer to political trailblazer and the entrepreneurial story of winemaker Victor Palencia.
Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington premieres Thursday, 9/17, at 7:00 p.m. on KCTS 9 and KYVE 47. The Spanish language version of the documentary will premiere on Vme as Latinos: El Rostro Cambiante de Washington Friday, 10/4, at 9:00 p.m. For more information visit: KCTS9.org/latinos.