Films

Spring 2021 Outdoor Film Screening: Selena

Fri, Mar 19, 2021 ● 7:30 pm

Spring into a family-friendly film screening in the Albright-Knox Northland parking lot. Selena is the true story of a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, with chart-topping albums on the Latin music charts.

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Virtual Film Screening: DreamTown

Thu, Feb 18, 2021 ● 6 pm

Join us for a virtual screening of a film selected by artist Ronny Quevedo for its relationship to the themes of Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of MigrationDreamTown is a documentary about the precarious dream of a young Afro-Ecuadorian soccer player, Anibal Chala, as he strives to make it to the professional leagues.

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Virtual Film Screening: LA 92

Thu, Apr 15, 2021 ● 6 pm

Join us for a virtual screening of a film selected by artist Patrick Martinez for its relationship to the themes of Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of MigrationLA 92 tells the story of Rodney King’s arrest, beating, and trial, and the subsequent events that shook the city of Los Angeles to its core.

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Virtual Film Screening: Mommy

Thu, May 13, 2021 ● 6 pm

Join us for a virtual screening of a film selected by artist Raúl De Nieves for its relationship to the themes of Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of Migration. Maggie Lee's Mommy is a documentary about the relationship between a mother and daughter before and after death. (This event was rescheduled from April 1.)

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Virtual Film Screening: Pais de Blancos

Thu, Mar 4, 2021 ● 6 pm

Join us for a virtual screening of a film selected by artist Felipe Shibuya for its relationship to the themes of Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of Migration. In Pais de Blancos, Modou Camara, a Senegalese immigrant in Argentina, lives his routine in Buenos Aires, while missing Senegal.

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Virtual Film Screening: Talk to Her

Thu, Apr 29, 2021 ● 6 pm

Join us for a virtual screening of a film selected by artist Esperanza Cortés for its relationship to the themes of Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of Migration. In Talk to Her, the lives of four characters flow in all directions, past, present and future, dragging all of them towards an unsuspected destiny.

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Virtual Film Screening: The Infiltrators

Thu, Mar 18, 2021 ● 6 pm

Join us for a virtual screening of a film selected by artist Carolina Aranibar-Fernández for its relationship to the themes of Comunidades Visibles: The Materiality of MigrationThe Infiltrators is a docu-thriller that tells the true story of young immigrants who are detained by Border Patrol and thrown into a shadowy for-profit detention center—on purpose.

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