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¡Palante Siempre Palante! ayer y hoy -Forward, Forever Forward Then and Now

Jun 14 | Tue |
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Join us for a free screening of the historic film by Iris Morales, íPALANTE, SIEMPRE PALANTE ! (Forward, Forever Forward!, 1996) where members of the Young Lords Party examine their history and impact, followed by a discussion with filmmakers, activists, and community members, on activism-focused film past and present, and the various forms of visual and social media now being used in community organizing.

Featured speakers include: Iris Morales (former Young Lords Party member, filmmaker and author), Marisa Franco (Co-Founder/Executive Director, Mijente), Nasheli Ortiz (Director, Taller Puertorriqueño) and Christopher Rivera of NY Boricua Resistance. This program will be moderated by Dr. Yarimar Bonilla. ( political anthropologist, professor, writer, and director of the Center for Puerto Rican Studies at Hunter College.) Supported in part by Humanities NY, NYSCA and DCLA.

Venue: Julia de Burgos Latino Cultural Center

1680 Lexington Ave at 106th Street Map