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ALBANY– Screening of Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno at Albany Film Fest

March 19 @ 7:30 pm10:00 pm

$12
Maria Moreno. Photo Credit: George Ballis/Take Stock Images of Change
Maria Moreno. Photo Credit: George Ballis/Take Stock Images of Change

ALBANY– Watch California Humanities-supported film Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno as part of Albany Film Fest’s Humanity on the Big Screen program on  Tuesday, March 19, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm.

Landmark’s Albany Twin

1115 Solano Ave, Albany, California 94706

Q&A with filmmakers follows the screening.

For more information and to purchase tickets ($12) click here. 

FATHER K

Director: JUDD EHRLICH (DOCUMENTARY, 30:00)

When a Palestinian Lutheran Pastor decides to become NYC’s first Arab American elected official, he does what no one thinks possible, igniting his community’s hopes and dreams. In the election’s aftermath, Father K must face the realities of what it takes to build lasting power in a divided America. Directed by Cannes Lion and Emmy Award-winning director Judd Ehrlich, Father K’s voice emerges as funny, bold, and defiantly hopeful — a bridge-builder in a polarized time.

ADIOS AMOR: THE SEARCH FOR MARIA MORENO

Director: LAURIE COYLE (DOCUMENTARY, 58:00)

Twenty years ago, Bay Area filmmaker Laurie Coyle discovered hundreds of lost photographs of a farmworker, clearly a mother and union organizer, sending her on a search for Maria Moreno, a hero history forgot. Years before Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta launched the United Farm Workers, this migrant mother was driven to speak out by her twelve children’s hunger. An outspoken leader in the years when women were expected to stay in the background, Moreno was the first female farm worker in the U.S. to be hired as a union organizer. Moreno’s story was silenced and her legacy buried — until now.

 

Details

Date:
March 19
Time:
7:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Cost:
$12
Website:
https://albanyfilmfest.org/humanity-on-the-big-screen

Venue

Landmark’s Albany Twin
1115 Solano Ave
Albany, CA 94706 United States
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