¡Felicidades Francisco!

Marin TV Station Assistant Francisco Diaz was recently selected by the Laney Graduate School at Emory University to attend the 2016 STEM Research and Career Symposium in Atlanta, GA. Francisco, who also participated in a tribal archeological workshop at a Mohegan Reservation site in New London, CT, recently earned his B.A. degree in Anthropology from San Francisco State University.

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"Honorable Mention" for Dick Jordan's "Cuba, Libre?"

Congratulations to CMCM member Dick Jordan, whose feature-length documentary "Cuba, Libre?" has been awarded an "Honorable Mention" from the SaMo Indie Fest film festival that will take place in Santa Monica, CA in November.

Exploring travel to Cuba by Americans from the early decades of the 20th century to the present day, "Cuba, Libre?" aired on MarinTV in January of this year and had a special screening at CMCM in February. The film was also shown at the Visual Radio Television Network Festival in Oakland in April, and the Sausalito and San Francisco public libraries as part of their respective film programs.

Kudos to Dick, who thanks Cynthia Abbott, Allen Bronstein, Gael Chandler, Marguerite Elliott and other CMCM members and guest instructors for providing critical feedback on the film during post-production.

Book Presentation of "Los Narcos Gringos"

The new research of Mexican journalist J. Jesus Esquivel crosses the border between Mexico and the United States, one of the largest and most complex in the world. While on one side there is blood and violence, on the other reign logistics, racial prejudice and voracious ambition of consumers; all wrapped in a blanket of corruption.

Mexican writer and journalist , J. Jesus Esquivel has been a US correspondent for the magazine Proceso. He is an expert in American politics and has published books like The DEA in Mexico. Accredited to the White House, the US Congress and the United States Department of State. He has worked as a political analyst for several radio and television networks such as National Public Radio, CNN , Univision , Al Jazeera , Telesur of Venezuela and Colombia RCN.

Thursday, October 22 @7PM
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts.
2868 Mission St, San Francisco

Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival / Marin

The Community Media Center of Marin in collaboration with ForWords, The Task Force on the Americas, Canal Alliance, and Canal Welcome Center, will host screenings of select documentary films from the Cine+Mas SF Latino Film Festival at the Albert J. Boro Community Center on October 3, 4 and 6 at 7PM.

Sitting will be limited, make sure to reserve your tickets at https://latinofilmfestival.splashthat.com/

CRAVING CUBA
Monday, October 3 | 7pm

A documentary film that will share a powerful story about the American Dream and yearning – for freedom, for the country, and for identity across 4 generations on both sides of The Florida Straits. Follow Zuzy's quest to better understand her family, herself and the enigma of Cuba as she tries to convince her feisty 83-year-old Abuela to travel back to Cuba with her.

MIRAR MORIR
Tuesday, October 4 | 7pm

Join CMCM at the Italian Film Festival

We are thrilled and honored to collaborate with Lido Cantarutti, Director of the Italian Film Festival taking place in the Showcase Theatre in San Rafael, California from September 24 through November 5.

As part of the collaboration with the Italian Film Festival, the Community Media Center of Marin created promotional videos for selected screenings that will be transmitted in Lido’s hometown network television Telefriuli as well as Marin TV.

Learn more about the festival and reserve tickets for these great films before they're sold out.

http://www.italianfilm.com/



An Interview with filmmakers of "All of me"

Chelis Lopez interviews La Patrona, Guadalupe Gonzalez, Director Arturo González Villaseñor, Director of Photography Antonio Mecalco and Painter Claudio Talavera-Ballon, talking about the film premiere "All of Me" and the exhibition "Mujeres Luz" a painting series inspired by the documentary.

Mexico shares with the US the biggest border between the first and the third world US border. That makes the bridge of thousands of migrants crossing the country mounted on the back of the train “The Beast,” exposed to all the dangers. There, they find the “Patronas,” a group of Mexican women that prepare warm food and water for the migrants riding the train.

IJ Forums: The Future of Ritter Center

Watch the latest IJ Forum focused on the future of Ritter center and other services currently available for the unhoused population in Marin County.

"Ritter managers agree the center needs a new and bigger home; they say they hope to move into a larger complex with other services, such as an emergency shelter, an employment center and more that could help the poor and homeless. But where might that be?"

The discussion can be seen on Marin TV Community Channel 26 and AT&T U-verse Channel 99 at 7:30 p.m. on Monday 8; 5:30 p.m. Aug. 13; 7:30 p.m. Aug. 22 and 5:30 p.m. Aug. 27.

Youth Exploring Sea Level Rise Science

We're excited to share with you the short documentary created by youth leaders from the YESS project.

In partnership with the County of Marin, Canal Welcome Center, and the Community Media Center of Marin, high school students created a bilingual English-Spanish video about flood vulnerability and how youth can lead efforts to address climate change.

Available on the Education Channel Comcast Channel 30 | AT&T Channel 99 and online at http://cmcm.tv/liveedu on the following dates:

Monday, August 1 | 6 PM
Wednesday 3 | 6:30 PM
Sunday, August 7 | 1 PM 

The CMCM Media Mixer

Chris Hardman, artistic director and founder of Antenna Theater, will be the guest presenter. In addition to transforming the museum audio tour into an artistic medium, Hardman and Antenna also created San Francisco's critically acclaimed Magic Bus Experience. Get on board!

R.S.V.P. to marinartists@hotmail.com.
Wednesday, August 3

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