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March 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am3:00 pm

This event has been postponed. Please check back soon for updates. Still from THE UNAFRAID. LOS ANGELES—THE BLUE HOUR, a monthly film series, will screen THE UNAFRAID, a feature length documentary that follows the personal lives of three DACA students in Georgia, a state that has banned them from attending their top state universities and disqualifies them from receiving in-state tuition at any other public college. Shot in an observational style over a period of four years, THE UNAFRAID documentary takes an intimate look at the lives of Alejandro, Silvia and Aldo as they navigate activism, pursuing their right to education, and fighting for the rights of their families and communities. (Presente Films) As part of Plaza de la Raza’s 50th anniversary programming, THE BLUE HOUR is a documentary film and discussion series that will take place from February through April 2020 at Plaza de la Raza’s Margo Albert Theater in Lincoln Heights, northeast Los Angeles. The monthly film screenings will provide a communal space to see compelling, award-winning feature length and short documentaries that will examine the theme of immigration ranging from local to global perspectives. Friday, March 20, 2020, 6 pm Margo Albert Theater Plaza de la Raza 3540 N. Mission Rd Los Angeles, CA 90031 Free RSVP through Eventbrite required. Parking available on site. Anayansi Prado, an award-winning documentary filmmaker and instructor, was born in Panama and moved to the United States as a teenager. She attended Boston University where she received a B.A. in Film. She directed and produced the award-winning documentaries Maid in America (2004), Children in No Man’s Land (2008) and Paraiso for Sale (2011) which were broadcast nationally on PBS. For more information, go to or contact Claudia Mercado, Project Director 626 260-5438,

This project was made possible with support from California Humanities through a Humanities for All Quick Grant.


Plaza de la Raza
3540 N. Mission Rd.
Los Angeles, CA 90031 United States
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