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LOS ANGELES– Screening of NO MÁS BEBÉS followed by Q&A with director Renee Tajima-Peña and Virginia Espino
October 24, 2017 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pmFree
LOS ANGELES– No Más Bebés (documentary) tells the story of Mexican immigrant mothers who were forcibly or unknowingly sterilized while giving birth at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the 1960s and 1970s. Represented by a young Chicana lawyer, the mothers stood up to injustice by suing the county, state, and US government. (2015, dir. Renee Tajima-Peña, 79 min.)
A Q&A with director Renee Tajima-Peña and Filmmaker and Historian Virginia Espino to follow.
Hammer Museum Screening & Forum: Radical Women: Latin American Art 1960-1986 Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
NO MÁS BEBÉS was supported in part by California Humanities through the California Documentary Project Grant Program. To learn more about this grant program, please visit our webpage here.
No más bebés
Martes 24 de octubre a las 7:30 p.m.
Este documental cuenta la historia de madres inmigrantes mexicanas quienes fueron esterilizadas de manera forzada o sin que lo supieran al dar a luz en el Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center durante las décadas de sesenta y setenta. Representadas por una joven abogada chicana, las madres reclamaron justicia y demandaron al condado, al estado y al gobierno de Estados Unidos. (2016, dir. Renee Tajima-Peña, 79 min.)
A continuación se presentará una sesión de preguntas y respuestas con la directora Renee Tajima-Peña.
ALL HAMMER PROGRAMS ARE FREE
Location: Billy Wilder Theater
Ticketing: Tickets are required and available at the Box Office one hour before the program. General admission tickets are available one per person on a first come, first served basis following member ticketing. Early arrival is recommended.
Member Benefit: Members receive priority ticketing (until 15 minutes before the program) by skipping the general admission line and can choose their seats, subject to availability.
Parking: Under the museum, $6 flat rate after 6 p.m. Cash only.
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