In Partnership With
The Castro Valley Library
A Social Justice Film Series And Panel Discussion
SAVE THE DATE
Saturday, April 13, 2019 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
for the next remarkable Castro Valley Community Alliance
film and speaker event:
Then they came for me...
Velio (Al) Bronzini was born in Oakland to Italian immigrants and vividly recalls the devastating restrictions placed on his family and many others during WWII. He lives in Castro Valley.
Hiroshi Shimizu was born in a terrible place that the U.S. Government called the "Central Utah Relocation Center" in 1943. His San Francisco family was later sent to the Tule Lake Segregation Center in California.
Previously Held Films
Lives Worth Living traces the development of consciousness of disability pioneers who realized that in order to change the world they needed to work together. Through demonstrations and inside legislative battles, the disability rights community secured equal civil rights for all people with disabilities. Thanks to their efforts, tens of millions of people's lives have been changed.
Held Sunday, October 7, 2018
The Resettled is a documentary calling attention to the international refugee crisis. This 30-minute film presents the dramatic stories of refugees who are building new lives in America and asks us to consider our country’s commitment to welcoming people from distant lands.
Held Sunday, March 10, 2019
An award -winning documentary which explores gender inequality, the path to passing the Equal Rights Amendment and how far women still need to go for true equality.
Held Sunday, May 6, 2018
This Oscar-winning documentary presents Gerda Weissmann Klein’s account of surviving the Holocaust as a child.
Held Sunday, April 15, 2018
Bullied is a documentary film that chronicles one student's ordeal at the hands of anti-gay bullies and offers an inspiring message of hope to those fighting harassment today.
Held Saturday, March 3, 2018
Viva La Causa focuses on one of the seminal events in the march for human rights—the grape strike and boycott led by César Chávez and Dolores Huerta in the 1960s. Viva la Causa shows how thousands of people from across the nation joined in a struggle for justice for the most exploited people in our country—the workers who put food on our tables.
Held Sunday, February 4, 2018
In A Time for Justice, four-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker Charles Guggenheim captured the spirit of the civil rights movement through historical footage and the voices of those who participated in the struggle.
Held Sunday, January 14, 2018