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Meet the Filmmaker: Diego Echeverria

Thursday, February 16, 2017 at 6–8 PM

Room SB 115
Silberman School of Social Work
2180 Third Avenue (119th Street)

Conversation with director Diego Echeverria about his documentary films, including  the revival of the film Los Sures, based on the South Williamsburg community in Brooklyn.  We will discuss the film’s relevancy today and focus on adaptation, community building, youth engagement in cultural manifestations, government neglect and resistance. We will also examine how these films are in-depth explorations of community life and important to understand the evolution of Puerto Rican migration and settlement. 

Director:  Diego Echeverria
Commentator:  Louis E. Perego Moreno