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ALAS: The Association of Latin American Students
and
The Murray-Green Library 

Present the

Immigration & Human Rights Film Series


Wednesday, September 19, 2012, 9:00PM-11:00PM in the Murray-Green Library
Immigrant Nation!: The Battle for the Dream
A feature documentary about the modern immigrant rights movement in 2006 and ‘07. The film interweaves the stories of individuals, organizations, activists and community leaders united by passion and a concern for justice for undocumented immigrants.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012, 9:00PM-11:00PM in the Murray-Green Library
abUSed: The Postville Raid
This film weaves together the personal stories of those directly affected by the most brutal, most expensive, and one of largest Immigration Customs Enforcement (ICE) raids in the history of the U.S. The documentary presents the human face of immigration, the socioeconomic forces which fuel it, and serves as a cautionary tale against government abuses.

Wednesday, October 3, 2012, 9:00PM-11:00PM in the Murray-Green Library
Children in No Man’s Land
An award-winning documentary that uncovers the current plight of the 100,000 unaccompanied minors entering the United States

Wednesday, October 10, 2012, 9:00PM-11:00PM in the Murray-Green Library
Sin País (Without Country)

Sin País (Without Country) attempts to get beyond the partisan politics and mainstream media’s ‘talking point’ approach to immigration issues by exploring one family’s complex and emotional journey involving deportation.

Wednesday, October 17, 2012, 9:00PM-11:00PM in the Murray-Green Library
Eleanor Roosevelt
On the occasion of Eleanor Roosevelt's Birthday:

Eleanor Roosevelt struggled to overcome an unhappy childhood, betrayal in her marriage, a controlling mother-in-law, and gripping depressions -- all the while staying true to her passion for social justice. This biography brings to vibrant life one of the century’s most influential women. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/americanexperience/features/introduction/eleanor-introduction/

Wednesday, October 24, 2012, 9:00PM-11:00PM in the Murray-Green Library
Precious Knowledge!
At Tucson High School, ethnic studies programs have improved graduation rates among Latino students. But some state politicians think ethnic studies promote “racial solidarity” and anti-Americanism. When books are banned and the programs eliminated, teachers and students fight back in a modern civil rights struggle.

Contact information
Richard Uttich, University Librarian at 312-341-3460, ruttich@roosevelt.edu
The Association of Latin American Students, alas.roosevelt@gmail.com