SAN ANTO: THIS WEEKEND: CineMujer; Telling Lives – Mar 26-28

This Weekend at Esperanza
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Friday, March 26, 2010 Saturday, March 27, 2010 Sunday, March 28, 2010
Both events, CineMujer & Telling Lives,
at Esperanza Peace & Justice Center
at Evergreen, 1mi north of downtown • San Antonio TX 78212 • 210.228.0201 for info
CineMujer – Friday, March 26, 2010 $5 mas o menos
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Co-presented by
Fuerza Unida
dir. Almudena Carracedo
2008, USA, 70 min
Spanish/English with
English/Spanish subtitles
Screening will be followed by a platica
La Nana/
The Maid

dir. Sebastian Silva
2009, Chile, 94 min
Spanish w/English subtitles
CineMujer – Saturday, March 27, 2010 $5 mas o menos
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dir. Irena Salina
2008, USA, 84 min

dir. Abigail E. Disney & Gini Reticker
2008, USA, 72 min

Co-presented by
P.E.A.C.E. Initiative

dir. Olivia Klause
2009, USA, 49 min
Screening will be followed by a platica

Native Speakers, Ella Deloria,
Zora Neale Hurston, Jovita González
and the Poetics of Culture

examines the work of three women of color with
interconnected histories of marginalization during
the 1920s and 1930s in the intellectual fields of
folklore studies, anthropology and ethnolinguistics.
The Feminist Review notes, “Cotera further claims
that ‘the most provocative point of connection’
is each woman’s exploration of ‘the political
and poetic possibilities of fiction.”
Telling Lives – Sunday, March 28, 2010 – 3 to 5pm Free
Telling Lives: Tejana Narratives
a platica featuring authors
Emma Perez & Maria Cotera

Forgetting the Alamo,
Or, Blood Memory: A Novel

is an intervention in queer history and fiction with its love story between two women of color in mid-19th-century Texas. Pérez illustrates how a colonial past still haunts our nation’s imagination. The social themes and identity issues that Pérez explores–political climate, debates over immigration, and historical revision of the American West–are current even today. Pérez will read from her new book in the shadow of the Alamo, an historic event for our community just before “Fiesta” begins.

A collaboration with Mujeres Activas en Letras y Cambio Social, UTSA Women’s Studies Institute,
Women’s & Gender Studies Program at Trinity University & the Esperanza Peace & Justice Center
Esperanza Peace and Justice Center | 922 San Pedro Ave • San Antonio TX 78212
(entrance on W Evergreen, 1/2 mile north of downtown)
210.228.0201 || || subscribe to listserv ||

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