KPBS Screening: The Graduates/Los Graduados
Thursday, September 12, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)
San Diego, CA
CPB, ITVS and KPBS invite you to the West Coast premiere of The Graduates and ¡Vamos a Lograrlo! shorts.
The Graduates/Los Graduados is a documentary film from the Emmy Award-winning PBS Series Independent Lens.
The struggles and triumphs of Latino and Latina students from across the United States are explored through their own eyes in this documentary about the challenges faced in the American public education system.
Join us for this special public screening!
Doors open and Reception at 6:30 PM
Film Program at 7:15 PM
A panel discussion follows, moderated by KPBS Fronteras Reporter Adrian Florido and featuring filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz. Additional panelists include:
Eduardo Corona, local youth profiled in The Graduates/Los Graduados
Christopher Yanov, Reality Changer Founder
Yessenia Cardenas, local youth profiled in featured short ¡Vamos a Lograrlo!
Rachel Asman, EUHSD Cal-SAFE Program Coordinator
The Graduates airs on KPBS-TV on October 28th and November 4th at 10 p.m. as part of the PBS series, Independent Lens.
When & Where
ITVS & KPBS
The Independent Television Service (ITVS) brings independently-produced, high-quality public broadcast and new media programs to local, national and international audiences. ITVS programs enrich the cultural landscape with the voices and visions of underrepresented communities, and reflect the interests and concerns of a diverse society.
KPBS is a public service of San Diego State University, serving the region with TV, Radio, and Internet content that is educational as well as entertaining -- and free of commercial interruption.