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October 2019

Jaddoland: film screening and Q&A

October 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

JADDOLAND explores the meaning of home and the search for belonging across generations. When the filmmaker returns to her hometown in the Texas panhandle to visit her mother, an artist from Iraq, she turns her lens on her mother’s increasingly isolated life, as well as the beauty and solace that emerge through her creative process. Soon, the filmmaker’s charismatic grandfather arrives from Iraq, prompting the filmmaker on a deeper search to understand her own roots and connections to the places…

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November 2019

A Free Film Screening of HARRIET followed by Q & A with Producer Debra Martin Chase

November 7, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Her courage, ingenuity, and tenacity freed hundreds of enslaved peoples and changed the course of history. The screening will take place at CinéArts Palo Alto and will be folllowed by a conversation with producer Debra Martin Chase. Transporation and tickets will be provided on a first come, first…

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