Location: Carpenter Performing Arts Center
Call 562.985.7000 | carpenterarts.org
All films start at 7pm
The Carpenter Center, a partner of the Independent Television Service, will host six free screenings of ITVS documentary films through its Community Cinema project. Well offer guest speakers, information, resources and other programming designed to enrich your experience with each film. The films cover important social issues such as racism, homophobia, education, climate change, freedom of religion, and women’s rights.
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 young shoulders during a time of economic uncertainty and political tension over immigration.