"The understanding of a culture comes from hearing the language, tasting the food, seeing personal interactions, experiencing the traditions, and so much more when it is in context."
— Elizabeth Laval & Candice Pendergrass, Sikh Youth Public History Project
Please join us for a special screening of Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle, followed by a Q&A with the director Phillip Rodriguez.
November 17, 2021 6:00-8:00 pm PST
Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle is an investigative look at the life and mysterious death of pioneering journalist Ruben Salazar. At the heart of the story is Salazar’s transformation from a mainstream, establishment reporter to primary chronicler and supporter of the radical Chicano movement of the late 1960s. Phillip Rodriguez is a documentary director whose films and educational programs have challenged ideas about race and diversity. Rodriguez’ films have focused on the complexities of Latino culture, history, and identity. The VAMA Lecture Series was established in 2017 by the Visual & Media Arts Department at Los Angeles City College. Past lecturers have included:Rafa Esparza, Harry Gamboa Jr, Todd Gray, Marnie Weber, Daniela Lieja Quintanar, among others. Follow @lacc.vama on Instagram and visit vamagallery.com for more information.
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