By Devin D. O’Leary
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Educational Cinema—The historic struggle for public education is captured in the new documentary Granito de Arena. The award-winning film will recieve its New Mexico premiere with a pair of screenings. Thursday, May 4, at 7 p.m., the film will screen at the Albuquerque Peace & Justice Center (202 Harvard SE). On Friday, May 5, at noon, the film will screen at UNM’s Anderson School of Management, Room 1064. Filmmaker Jill Freidberg will be in attendance at both screenings. Freidberg’s newest film traces the global economic forces that have been dismantling public education in Mexico. Granito de Arena (Grain of Sand) tells the story of hundreds of thousands of public schoolteachers whose grassroots, nonviolent movement took Mexico by storm and who have been working to bring social and economic justice to Mexico’s impoverished schools. For more information on the film, log on to www.corrugate.org.
Dead Billy at South Broadway Cultural Center
A free screening of Scott Milder's film about a woman whose world unravels when a series of seizures bring about forgotten memories.
Sweet Georgia Brown at New Mexico History Museum
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