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Dos Americas: The Reconstruction of New Orleans

Tuesday, July 21, 2020, 2:30 AM

Dos Americas: The Reconstruction of New Orleans

Date Sunday July 20

Time 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Location Details

Resource Center for Nonviolence
515 Broadway @ Ocean St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

Event Type Screening

Organizer/Author Upheaval Productions

Email upheavalproductions [at]

Come to one of the first screenings of


A new documentary by Upheaval Productions

Post-Katrina reconstruction is still in progress throughout the Gulf Coast, with much of the City of New Orleans still in ruins. This documentary focuses on those rebuilding this city through interviews with some of the estimated 100,000 Latino migrant laborers who have converged in this area over the past two and a half years. Despite terrible working conditions, massive fraud, a housing crisis, severe harassment by law enforcement, and very limited resources, New Orleans’ Latino community has mushroomed since the storm and is establishing an infrastructure proportional to its size.

Take a look at how this community is organizing to defend itself against numerous injustices and the attempts to bridge the gap between themselves as new residents and the pre-Katrina population, all within the context of the extremely unique and tragic context of post-Katrina New Orleans.

Followed by a Q&A with one of the filmmakers.

(donations will gladly be accepted)

Sunday July 20th, 2008
Resource Center for Nonviolence: 515 Broadway @ Ocean St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

For more information and to view a trailer visit:
http://www.upheavalproductions.comoriginal image (612x792) For more event information: Added to the calendar on Thursday Jul 10th, 2008 3:29 PM

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