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Short Documentary Program II

Followed by a Q&A with Barbara Vasconez


In this program


Directed by Paula Cury Melo

In the Dominican Republic, sexual education is almost nonexistent, teen pregnancy rates are staggeringly high, and abortion is illegal in all circumstances. But even as they face tremendous adversity, expecting mothers as young as 14 reveal a fierce determination and a collective hope for a better future.

Con Dios

Directed by Anthony Rojas

Carmen Rojas, a Dominican immigrant, community leader, and loving mother in Washington Heights, has dedicated over 40-years of her life to advocating for fairer treatment, protesting overcharges, halfway houses, school shutdowns and fighting for the people of Upper Manhattan.

The Undocumented Lawyer

Directed by Chris Temple, Zach Ingrasci

Lizbeth Mateo is an attorney in Los Angeles—one who started a law practice, hired four employees, and took an oath to uphold the U.S. constitution. She also has no legal options to stay in the country. Lizbeth is undocumented.

Dates & Times



Sun, Sep 20
6:30 pm