Cinema

KPFK presents SYMBOLS OF RESISTANCE

Saturday, March 30 at 7 PM

Doors 7 pm; $5 suggested donation.

Symbols of Resistance looks at the history of the Chican@ Movement as it emerges in the 1970s, with a focus on events in Colorado and Northern New Mexico. The documentary explores the struggle for land, the student movement, and community struggles against police repression. Features archival footage and contemporary interviews with Priscilla Falcon, Ricardo Romero, a former leader of the Crusade for Justice  who participated in the Poor Peoples’ March on Washington initiated by Martin Luther King Jr, and Francisco Kiko Martinez, a peoples lawyer who was forced underground at one point by state repression. Link to trailer here: https://freedomarchives.org/projects/symbols-of-resistance-outreach/ Presentation of film will be followed by Q&A with Guillermo Suarez of the Movimiento de Liberacion Nacional and Karla Ortiz, who participates in the Tierra Amarilla (New Mexico) Youth Leadership Training Institute.

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