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[movie] We Still Here / Nos Tenemos // SF

February 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

free

Update! The next screening will be ZOOM this Saturday, February 26th. See details below!

‘We Still Here’ introduces the incredible youth of Comerío, Puerto Rico navigating the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, a disaster that brought an unprecedented level of devastation.

In the lush mountains in the center of Puerto Rico, 24-year-old Mariangelie Ortiz leads a group of young residents who never thought they would become the leaders of their community, nonetheless find themselves traveling to Washington D.C. to protest in the halls of Congress. Follow them in this com.

We Still Here introduces the incredible youth of Comerío, Puerto Rico navigating the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, a disaster that brought an unprecedented level of devastation. In the lush mountains in the center of Puerto Rico, 24-year-old Mariangelie Ortiz leads a group of young residents who never thought they would become the leaders of their community, nonetheless find themselves traveling to Washington D.C. to protest in the halls of Congress.

A new documentary film by Eli Jacobs-Fatauzzi in collaboration with Defend Puerto Rico, FistUpTv and Clenched fist productions.
Including a Q&A with Eli and Kahlil Jacobs-Fantauzzi the director and producer of the film and Bomba demonstration by Aguacero.

 

Virtual event:

The University of San Francisco (USF) invites you to attend a virtual film screening of “We Still Here” that introduces the youth of Comerío, Puerto Rico navigating the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, a disaster that brought an unprecedented level of devastation to an island already in an economic and political crisis. [film website: https://www.westillherepr.com/]

After screening the hour-long film, we will engage with the following panelists in discussion about the film & the issues it discusses.

Register here for Zoom tickets!

Opening night:

Thursday February 24th 6-8 pm in San Francisco
In Person event
The Roxie Theater, 3317 16th Street San Francisco, Ca
Tickets: $20
https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/5358127

We are honored to have Eli and Kahlil Jacobs-Fantauzzi, the director and producer of the film and join for a Q&A/Discussion after the film. Aguacero will also perform Puerto Rican Bomba.

This project is supported in part by Alliance for California Traditional Arts and The Redford Center.
*Local Covid-19 protocols apply. Proof of full vaccination and masks must be worn at all times.

 

Film links:

https://www.westillherepr.com/trailer
https://www.cubacaribe.org/upcoming-online-programming

Details

Date:
February 26
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost:
free
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/latinofilmfestival

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