Community Cinema Vashon: The State of Arizona
Community Cinema and KCTS 9 invite you to the Seattle premiere of Independent Lens: The State of Arizona by Carlos Sandoval and Catherine Tambini at the Vashon Theatre. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
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About the Film
This documentary captures the explosive emotions and complex realities behind Arizona's headline-grabbing struggle with illegal immigration. Tracking the year after Arizona passes SB1070, its controversial "papers please" law, the film tells the stories of Arizonans on all sides of this divisive issue and depicts a state and its people testing the edges of our democratic values. Frustrated with federal inaction and border issues, Arizona ignites a national firestorm. Learn more about this film.
About Community Cinema
Community Cinema is a civic education and engagement initiative featuring screenings of films from Independent Lens in 100 cities and online. Between September and June, Community Cinema brings together leading organizations, community members and public television stations to learn, discuss and get involved in today's critical social issues. Learn more at communitycinema.org.