Wednesday, October 2, 6:00 p.m. - Harmony Library*
Sunday, October 6, 6:00 p.m. - Old Town Library**
with Ricardo Romero, Director, Al Frente de la Lucha; and Priscilla Falcón, PhD, Hispanic Studies, UNC. Moderated by Cheryl Distaso, Coordinator, Fort Collins Community Action Network (FCCAN)
Cointelpro refers to the official FBI COunter INTELigence PROgram carried out to surveil, imprison, and eliminate leaders of social justice movements and to disrupt, divide, and destroy the movements as well. Through interviews with activists and with rare historical footage, this controversial film illuminates a period of intense repression and draws relevant lessons for the present and future.|
Harvest of Empire: The Untold Story of Latinos in America
from the book by Juan González
Wednesday, October 9, 6:00 p.m. - Harmony Library*
Sunday, October 13, 6:00 p.m. - Old Town Library**
with Ernesto Sagás, PhD, Ethnic Studies, CSU
Harvest of Empire examines the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today. It takes an unflinching look at the role US economic and military interests play in triggering unprecedented waves of migration that are transforming our nation’s cultural and economic landscape.|
Broken on All Sides: Race, Mass Incarceration & New Visions for Criminal Justice in the U.S.
Wednesday, October 16, 6:00 p.m. - Harmony Library*
Sunday, October 20, 6:00 p.m. - Old Town Library**
with Zach Heath and Matt Lawrence, Fort Collins Books-to-Prisoners Project
Broken on All Sides addresses racial inequities within our criminal justice system. It explores mass incarceration and the intersection of race, poverty, and the criminal justice and penal systems. The film also dissects the War on Drugs and 'tough on crime' policies that target people of color at disproportionately high rates and allow for legal discrimination that strips them of their citizenship, making mass incarceration the new racial caste system in America.|
abUSed documents the 2008 storming of a Postville, Iowa, meat packing plant by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). Through gripping personal stories we learn of the devastating effects on those who survived the largest, most brutal and most expensive immigration raid in the history of the United States. The Constitution was trampled, the rule of law neglected, due process ignored, and the human and labor rights of immigrant workers brazenly violated.|
* Harmony Library
Wednesday evenings at 6:00 p.m.
Shields Street and Harmony Road, Fort Collins, CO
** Old Town Library
Sunday evenings at 6:00 p.m.
201 Peterson Street, Fort Collins, CO
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