Latinos Screening and Panel Discussion - Seattle Public Library

Thursday, 5 September 2013 - 12:00pm
Format: 
Screening
Format: 
Discussion
Admission: 
Free
Region: 
KCTS/Seattle
Location: 
Seattle Public Library: Central Branch, Level 1 - Microsoft Auditorium Click here for Map

Join us for a lunchtime screening of Latinos: The Changing Face of Washington followed by a discussion with filmmaker Enrique Cerna and panelists from the documentary. Running time: 56 minutes. Find more event details here.

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 entrepreeurship 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.