Bridgewater to show 'Harvest of Empire'

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Bridgewater College will show "Harvest of Empire." | File photo
Bridgewater College will show Harvest of Empire, a film based off of a book by the same name by award-winning journalist Juan Gonzalez on Sept. 13 in Cole Hall.

The movie, which was directed by Peter Getzels, is a feature-length documentary that depicts the link between the United States’ history with Latin America and the immigration problem of today. 

Featured in the movie are immigrant stories from present-day and interviews with Rigoberta Menchu, a Nobel Peace Prize winner; ACLU executive director Anthony Romero; Junot Diaz, a Pulitzer Prize winner; Lorenzo Meyer, a Mexican historian; journalist Maria Hinojosa; Luis Enrique, a Grammy award winning-singer; and poet Martin Espada.

The showing of the documentary is sponsored by Bridgewater’s Center for Diversity Education and Advocacy. The movie is free and open to the public.

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