Event

Film Screening -- Undeterred

Date, time, location

Date
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time
7:00 pm
Location

Hallock Auditorium, Hallock Auditorium

122 Elm St.
Oberlin, OH 44074

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Additional details

Cost
Free and Open to the Public

Join us for a screening of "Undeterred," a documentary about community resistance to border enforcement in the rural border town of Arivaca, Arizona. Undeterred tells the story of the build up of enforcement along the US/ Mexico border, how it has affected and changed life in one small town and how local residents have organized to push back and resist those changes. 

The documentary was made by Eva Lewis, a resident of Arivaca, in collaboration with the community of Arivaca and members of People Helping People in the Border Zone. The audience will have the opportunity to ask questions and join in conversation with director Eva Lewis following the screening.

With thanks to the Earlham College Border Studies Program, Comparative American Studies, and Hispanic Studies for co-sponsoring this event. Questions may be directed to gperez@oberlin.edu

Director Biography:  Eva Lewis is an independent media maker based in southern Arizona. Since 2006, she has lived and worked creating media in many conflict and post-conflict zones. She spent time working in independent media in rural El Salvador, Colombia, and the Gaza Strip. She worked in New York City as staff person for the grassroots media network Deep Dish TV and at the independent news program Democracy Now! She is a member of the NY based video collective Paper Tiger TV and the Tucson based video collective Pan Left Productions. For the past six years she has been based in Arivaca, AZ, a community on the U.S./Mexico border, where she is involved in local struggles to provide crisis relief and organize for border demilitarization.

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