Screening of the Documentary La Americana with Director Nick Bruckman

Date: 10/09/2009
Time: 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: Vanderbilt Hall 210, 40 Washington Square South

CineALAS: Where Film Meets Public Service

Presented by The Alliance of Latino and Latin American Students Student Group

In association with the Latino Law Students Association, the Women of Color Policy Network, the Research Center for Leadership in Action, the Wagner Women’s Caucus, and the Wagner International Student Society

La Americana is an intimate documentary following an undocumented immigrant's journey from Bolivia to New York City and back, as she struggles to save the life of her ailing daughter.  Her unforgettable story is woven into the current immigration crisis and policy implications in the United States, putting a human face on this timely and controversial issue. 

After the screening, Director Nick Bruckman will be present to host a Q&A about the film.