On Monday, January 14 come be a part of the latest Youth Screening Series. Titled "HerStory Now: Celebrating The Power of the Everyday Woman," TFI-supported Mosquita y Mari will be screened followed by a workshop and reception.
Taking place at the Brooklyn Museum, the workshop following the screening will include educators exploring issues like teaching delicate topics related to identity in the classroom, the support needed to take on the discussion and how can films like Mosquita y Mari connect to all students?
The debut feature of Aurora Guerrero, Mosquita y Mari was selected to TAA in 2006 and has since premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, has had a theatrical run and will soon be on VOD and DVD. The film is a coming-of-age drama that follows two young Chicanas growing up in South East Los Angeles.
Monday, January 14
5:00pm - Screening of Mosquita y Mari
6:30pm - Worshop
7:30pm - Reception
200 Eastern Parkway