Mexican National Theater School (ENAT) International Theater Conference in Mexico City, Punto de Encuentro: Identidades/Diferencias (Meeting point, Identity and Differences)
Selections from the play Shelter and the documentary will be presented.
Shelter Documentary blurb –
Shelter shares the stories of several unaccompanied minors and how their stories were made in to a play. The documentary focuses on the experiences the young people had making their journey’s, their two year long involvement with the play, as well as how the lives of the creative team were changed. Shelter received National attention and was performed in Lincoln Park, several conferences and community centers, And the Kennedy Center. It is narrated by one of the girls who was interviewed four years ago for the play, and who is now going to college to be an engineer.
Screening of the CalArts Center for New Performance/Duende CalArts documentary Finding Shelter at Museum of Social Justice, 4-6 followed by a panel moderated by Marissa Chibas with representatives of KIND (Kids in Need of Defense), and CARECEN LA. Finding Shelter screened at the San Diego Latino Film Festival, Martin Segal International Film Festival NYC, Sotomayor High School, Nevertheless film Festival.
Screening at the NewFilmakers Film Festival (NFMLA) in collaboration with the Oscars on September 14th at The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Science’s Linwood Dunn Theater in Hollywood.