THE HIGH COST OF MIGRATION, featuring a post-film discussion (Doc Night)
This show will feature the following short film and full length feature:
"My Beautiful Resistance"
Filmmaker Penny Baldado, owner of Cafe Gabriela on 10th and Broadway in downtown Oakland, reveals her 3-year battle for political asylum on the basis of sexual orientation and gender discrimination. The film captures Baldado's courage, dogged determination and victory at the intersection of immigrant, civil and human rights. (7 mins.)
"Money in Minutes"
A profile of Western Union and the dark underbelly of the multi-billion dollar Remittances Industry. It follows transnational families around the globe and their experiences with companies like Western Union who prey on migrant workers' need to support their loved ones across borders. This is the U.S. Premier of the film through the generosity of Rhizomfilm based in Hamburg, Germany. (1 hour, 30 min)
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THE NEW PARKWAY THEATER is a community-centered cinema and pub located in Oakland's Uptown district. Sit back and relax in our cozy couches while watching our new releases, cult classics, and fabulous special programming. Plus, enjoy yummy food and local beer and wine in our café or even delivered right to your theater seat all at affordable prices!
Every week we have something for everyone... from Doc Night to Baby Brigade and Nerd Nite to Party at the Parkway, and everything in between. Also, join us on the mezzanine for free, non-film events like Open Mic Mondays, Bingo and Beer Tuesdays, Pop-Up Art Wednesdays, Trivia Thursdays, and First Fridays.
The New Parkway = Film. Friends. Food. Fun on Tap.
The New Parkway Theater (View)
474 24th St.
Oakland, CA 94612
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|