Monday, Dec. 16, 2014
THE STATE OF ARIZONA
FREE Community Cinema Film and Program in cooperation with YWCA Tulsa
Film followed by panel discussion
A documentary about the divisive battle over illegal immigration in Arizona that came to a head with Senate Bill 1070 frames this tense documentary that tracks multiple perspectives – activists, politicians, Latino immigrants, controversial Sheriff Joe Arpaio, ranchers, and others – as America eyes the results.
Moderator: Mana Tahaie, YWCA Tulsa Director of Racial Justice
- Chris Bell, YWCA Tulsa immigration attorney
- Ofc. Jesse Guardiola, Tulsa Police Department Hispanic Outreach program
- Kasey Hughart, DREAM Act Oklahoma
- Blanca Zavala, Coalition for the American Dream
COMMUNITY CINEMA is a groundbreaking public education and civic engagement initiative featuring screenings of films from Independent Lens on location in 100 cities and online. Between September and June, Community Cinema brings together leading organizations, community members and public television stations to learn, discuss and get involved in today’s critical social issues.
Film run time is 90 minutes.