March 30, 2019

Multicultural Film Series-"Come Meet the Family"- Film showing and post-screening talk back - "Real Women Have Curves"


Ana, a 1st generation Mexican-American teenager, lives in predominantly Latino East LA. Just graduated from high school, she receives a full scholarship to Columbia U. But now that she's a young woman, her parents need her to help provide for the family. How can Ana care for both herself and her family? Talkback: Dr. Stephanie Rivera Berruz, professor, Marquette University. From Good Will to Good Work offers three learning opportunities (through film, dialogue, and self study/reflection) for residents of the largely white, affluent suburbs and exurbs north/northwest of Milwaukee City who wish to better understand a) the experiences of diverse families living with discrimination due to race, ethnicity, nationality/citizenship status, religion or economic level, b) the phenomenon of the recent rise of overt hate speech and actions, and c) how to raise their children to succeed in an increasingly diverse nation and world. The Come Meet the Family! Film/Talkback is series open to the public. Saturday morning screenings are family friendly (suitable for adults and children 10 and up), about an by a different racial, cultural or religious group. Following each film, an expert from the featured population(s) will discuss their lived experiences and the film with the audience.


Unitarian Church North
13800 N Port Washington Rd
Mequon WI, 53097-1738

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