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AETN, KUAR, and Laman Library Present, "Las Marthas"

Event Type: MAIN - ADULT
Date: 1/7/2014
Start Time: 6:30 PM
End Time: 8:30 PM
Description:
 AETN, KUAR, and Laman Library present, Community Cinema, a free monthly screening series engaging communities through films produced by the Independent Television Service (ITVS), features monthly screenings followed by panel discussions with leading organizations, local communities and special guest speakers. The program is designed to help people learn about and get involved in the social issues raised in the documentaries.

Dating from the aftermath of the Spanish-American War, the annual debutante ball in Laredo, Texas, is unlike any other. 'Las Marthas' follows two Mexican-American girls carrying this gilded tradition on their shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and tension over immigration.
Library: William F. Laman Public Library    Map to the Main Library
Location: Lecture Hall - Main Library
Contact: Debra Wood
Contact Number: 501-771-1995 x105
Presenter: Debra S. Wood