Amiguitos de La Peña Presents: Asheba
- La Pena Cultural Center, Berkeley CA
The Tijuana Project (John Sheedy, USA, 2009, 61min.) An uplifting story following the lives of six children of poverty who live, work and play on the Tijuana, Mexico Municipal Garbage Dump and how, with the help of others, they improve their lives.
Preceded by the short Secretos para Cocinar una Relación Saludable (Secrets on how to cook a Healthy Relationship). A self-help short film (Daniel Martin Rodriguez, Peru, 2011, 14min.)
See the full festival here: http://www.lapena.org/index.php?s=97&n=140
La Peña is a community cultural center with a national reputation and a global vision that promotes peace, social justice and cultural understanding through the arts, education and social action.
As a welcoming gathering place, La Peña provides opportunities for artists to share diverse cultural traditions, to create and perform their work, and to support and interface with diverse social movements.
Annually, La Peña presents over 200 events with emerging and established artists; organizes an arts education program; produces new works by local artists, presents internationally and nationally renowned artists, and houses a Latin American cafe which complements the organization's mission.