What does “freedom” mean today? Join us for a thought-provoking event that explores the notion of freedom. Generously supported by the Knight New Work Award from the Funding Arts Network
(FAN), in partnership with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Friday, October 10, 7pm
FREE TO BE: THE BALLAD OF ESEQUIEL HERNANDEZ (USA, Kieran Fitzgerald, 2007, Color, DVD, 87 min)â€”This provocative documentary relates the story of an eighteen-year-old U.S. high school student killed by U.S. Marines on border patrol in 1997 and tells a cautionary tale about the dangers of using the military as domestic law enforcement. Screening followed by a discussion led by Troy Elder, clinical assistant professor of Law, FIU College of Law. Co-presented by the Latin American and Caribbean Center at FIU. This event is a collaboration with P.O.V., PBS’ award-winning nonfiction film series. Free and open to the public.
Painting, Barn, 1938
Thorvalt Arnt Hoyer (1872-1949)
Produced for Federal Art Project, Illinois
The Wolfsonian-FIU, Miami Beach, FL,
The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
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