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Invisible Children

Wednesday Mar 26, 2014

KiMo Theatre

423 Central NW
Albuquerque, NM
US

Phone: 768-3522
Website: Click to Visit

Cost:

FREE


See KNME's documentary highlighting children who fall victim to our country's prison system when their parents are incarcerated.

Invisible Children Potential Partners: Youth Alliance, Office of African American Affairs, American Graduate, PB & J, MLP, CYFD, New Day They're the invisible victims of our country's prison system, the children of incarcerated parents. This week on a New Mexico in Focus special, watch the premiere of KNME's documentary "Invisible Children," and see the challenges they face, how they cope with losing a parent to prison, and their courageous struggle to overcome their parents' example. Hear their story, in their words, and find out what's being done to bring them into the light. Then listen as Gene Grant interviews a panel of policy makers and experts about what more the state can do to help these children, and make sure they don’t stay invisible. Concessions will be available. Community Cinema is a groundbreaking public education and civic engagement initiative featuring monthly screenings of films for the Emmy Award-winning PBS series 'Independent Lens'. Every month 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. For more information, visit www.communitycinema.org For more information about New Mexico PBS Presents: Community Cinema at the KiMo, contact: lwyckoff@newmexicopbs.org or 505-277-2121

See also: Reel World

Imprisoned parents

Public Television’s Community Cinema at the KiMo returns on Wednesday, March 26, with the documentary Invisible Children. This “New Mexico in Focus” special examines the invisible victims of our country’s prison system, the children of incarcerated parents. After the screening journalist Gene Grant will interview a panel of policy makers and experts about what the state can do the help these children. Doors open at 6:30, the film starts at 7pm. Admission is free. The KiMo Theatre is located at 423 Central NW. Go to kimotickets.com for more info.

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    Contact:

    Phone: (505) 768-3544