Directed by Mikaela Shwer, documentary, USA, 71 minutes, 2015, blu-ray.
In a community where silence is seen as necessary for survival, immigrant activist Angy Rivera joins a generation of Dreamers ready to push for change in the only home she’s ever known — the United States. Hers is the quintessential American success story: Angy is the author of the country’s first and only advice column for undocumented youth, and her YouTube channel boasts over 27,000 views as she comes out of the shadows to inspire her peers.Discussion with activist Angy Rivera to follow the screening.
co-sponsored by the Arlington Int’l Film Fest, The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition (MIRA), FWD.us, AMIGOS, Office of Violence Prevention and Response, Office of Internationalization and Global Engagement, Service Learning and Community Action and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion. Part of the Directed by Women global viewing party.
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