Latinos Screening and Panel Discussion - Seattle

Saturday, 12 October 2013 - 1:00pm
Format: 
Screening
Format: 
Discussion
Admission: 
Free
Region: 
KCTS/Seattle
Location: 
KCTS 9 Studios, Seattle Click here for Map

Join KCTS 9 and the Seattle Latino Film Festival for a screening of Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington. Filmmaker Enrique Cerna and panelists from the documentary answer questions presented by the audience with a reception to follow. Running time: 56 minutes.

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 premiered Thursday, 9/17, at 7:00 p.m. on KCTS 9 and KYVE 47. The Spanish language version of the documentary premiered on Vme as Latinos: El Rostro Cambiante de Washington Friday, 10/4, at 9:00 p.m. For more information visit: KCTS9.org/latinos.