*Smuggled: Screening and Director Talk

Event detail
Add to my calendar
 

Smuggled (2012, 80 minutes) tells the story of a 9 year-old boy and his mother as the couple are smuggled into the U.S. in a compartment underneath a tour bus. Unfortunately, the journey doesn't go as planned as a new destiny awaits Miguel and his mother.

Screening will be followed by a discussion with Writer and Director Ramon Hamilton on issues surrounding the film such as the perception in America of undocumented immigrants, feelings and thoughts about immigration reform, and the role media can play in changing society for the better.

Smuggle Poster

This event is part of ¡Viva! San Francisco Public Library's Latino/Hispanic Heritage Month celebration.

This program is part of ¡VIVA!, the library’s celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place every year from September – October.

Upcoming Events

Preschool Films
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Western Addition, Western Addition Meeting Room
Sugar Skull Decorating Workshop
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Mission, Mission Children's Area
Rincón Literario
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
Main Library, Paley Room - Floor 3

More related events

Current Exhibits

Día de los Muertos Altar
Through Saturday, November 8, 2014
Main Library, Children's Center Exhibit Space

*Funded by Friends of the San Francisco Public Library.

Take our survey