Event Info

Weekend One highlights the voice of the Latino immigrant. For more information contact nicole.esquibel@avila.edu.

  • Feb. 17 – 7 pm – Latino Writer’s Collective at Avila University’s Thornhill Gallery

Readings by:

  • Maria Vasquez Boyd
  • Gabriela Lemmons
  • Sofiana Olivera
  • Xanath Caraza
  • Jason Sierra
  • Gloria Martinez Adams
  • Feb. 18 – 10 am - Film Screening: The Five Cardinal Points followed by a Q and A with Director Fridolin Schoenwise at the Glenwood Theater at Red Bridge

Weekend Two highlights the voice of the Arab immigrant.  For more information contact Dotty.Hamilton@avila.edu

  • March 2 – 5 pm – Short Films & Readings at Avila University’s Thornhill Gallery

Selection of short films by Joan Mandell including:

  • Arab American Road Movie
  • I, Too, Sing America
  • 9-11 Moments
  • Teenager
  • surprise work-in-progress segment for “Arab American stories” (forthcoming on PBS)

Readings from Sophia’s Journal : Time Warp 1857 by author Diana Helwani, and poems “The Cherries” and “Blood.”   Special guest reading of “100 Years” from new young poet.

  • March 3 – 10 am - Film Screening: Tales From Arab Detroit followed by a Q and A with Director Joan Mandell at the Glenwood Theater at Red Bridge 

Weekend Three highlights the voice of the Filipino immigrant.  For more information contact Dotty.Hamilton@avila.edu

 

 

  • March 24 – 10 am - Saturday - Film Screening: The Learning followed by a Q and A followed by a panel discussion with local teachers and moderated by Drs. Lillian and Manuel Pardo at the Glenwood Theater at Red Bridge

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