Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley

San José, CA

Aug 14
San José Peace and Justice Center 7:00 PM

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Latin Film Series -- Resistencia: the Fight for the Aguan Valley

When: Friday, August 14 2015 @ 07:00 PM - - 09:00PM
Where: San Jose Peace and Justice Center
48 S Seventh St
San Jose, CA 95112
Description: LATIN FILM NIGHT presents:
Resistencia: the Fight for the Aguan Valley

Featuring a report on the current situation in Honduras with Zenaida Velasquez!

Beginning with the historic moment of the 2009 coup in Honduras that overthrew democratically elected president, Manuel Zelaya, Resistencia follows the farmers' resistance in the Aguan Valley over four years as they attempt to implement participatory democracy in their new communities. All while trying to survive the violent reaction of the landlord and the coup regime. Honduran human rights activist, Zenaida Velasquez co-founder of the Committee of the Families of the Disappeared in Honduras will report on the recent situation in that country.

Suggested Donation: $5-10

Sponsored by the San Jose Peace and Justice Center
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