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
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
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