In celebration of the life and achievements of César E. Chávez and in conjunction with the California State holiday, the Raza Resource Centro presents “Telling our Stories,” a two day program with award winning film director Ray Telles.
Day 1: Telling our Stories: Capturing Activism and Revolution on Screen
Wednesday, April 8 | 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. | Raza Resource Centro, Lobby
This program will showcase past and current documentary work by award winning film director Ray Telles. In order to represent the Raza community in an equitable way, Ray will address the role of a Chicana/o film maker in producing how events are narrated, remembered, and placed in conversation with Chicana/o history. Day one of the program will begin with examining parts of Ray’s latest documentaries to build a conversation around the role of camera work, representation, setting, and gaps in history.
Day 2: Telling our Stories: Fight in the Fields
Thursday, April 9 | 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. | Raza Resource Centro, Lobby
Day two will culminate with the screening of “Fight in the Fields” and address the United Farm Workers movement, representation of César E. Chávez, and how the past is framed.
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