Not So Short Shorts Program
Mission Cultural Center
San Francisco, CA
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Not So Short Shorts Program
Filmmakers for EL ANDALON/ The Healer- will be in attendance.

Conscientious Objector Dir. JW Cortes 2011 USA 25 min
Jason Cruz, an Iraq war veteran, is arrested amidst allegations of murdering unarmed Iraqi children. /// A Jason Cruz, un veterano de la Guerra en Irak, se le arresta bajo acusaciones de haber matado a niños sin armas.


Defender/Defensora by Aitor Miguel- 2011 Colombia/Spain 30 min
Berenice Celeyta has received numerous death threats. She is Colombian and a human rights advocate. The longest social armed conflict continues to wage on in her country. Nonetheless, she never gives up hope.// Berenice Celeyta ha recibido numerosas amenazas de muerte. Ella es colombiana y defensora de derechos humanos. El más largo conflicto social y armado sigue librando en en su país. Sin embargo, ella nunca pierde la esperanza.


The Healer/El Andalon
Dir. Consuelo Alba 2010 USA (local) 30 min /// Filmmaker in attendance.
Sergio Castro, a humanitarian that has been volunteering to help the indigenous communities of Chiapas for 46 years.  Despite the lack of infrastructure and government resources, Sergio figured out how to build 35 schools in the area by organizing the communities. // Don Sergio Castro lleva casi medio siglo ayudando a las comunidades indígenas de Chiapas. A pesar de la falta de recursos de infraestructura y de apoyo gubernamental, Sergio ha logrado la manera de construir 35 escuelas mediante con la participación de las comunidades.

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Mission Cultural Center (View)
2868 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
United States


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Film > Festivals

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Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!

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