Autumn is a busy season for many with school back in session, seasonal events and the holidays drawing near. At MNN, we’re just as busy and we want you to join us!
This October, the MNN El Barrio Firehouse Community Media Center is hosting three special events to honor different cultures and highlight important societal issues through film, art and discussion. Take a look at our upcoming events, add them to your calendar and RSVP today!
Film Screening: Harvest of Empire
Friday, October 7 from 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Join us to watch the documentary "Harvest of Empire," which examines the role that U.S. military and corporate intervention in Latin America played in triggering massive waves of migration from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Central America.
Photo Exhibit "Urban Latinos: Un Sopon Rico"
Saturday, October 15 from 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Celebrate the end of Hispanic Heritage Month at the Firehouse as we unveil a new art exhibit in our Luisa Capetillo Gallery. Talented photographers Carlos Hernandez, Leenda Bonilla, and Arcadia Caraballo among others will present their work and there will be a live television studio taping with exhibit curator Taina Traverso interviewing our guest photographers.
Film Screening: Miracle Workers
Wednesday, October 26 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Help raise awareness of domestic violence issues and join us for a screening of “Miracle Workers,” a documentary about women who have survived and escaped abusive relationships. Following the screening there will be a Q&A with the director of the film, Jose Pagan, which will be taped for future broadcast on MNN. This event is co-organized by Milagros Day.