Saturday, October 17, 2009

Repression, and Indigenous Strategies to Hood Liberation - Presenation by Simon Sedillo 10/23/09


Repression and Indigenous Strategies to Hood Liberation

Presentation by Simon Sedillo

Film Screening and Discussion

Friday October 23rd 6:30pm

Southern California Library for Social Research "The People's Library"

6120 S. Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90044 (off the 110 Freeway, exit Slauson or Gage).

Simón Sedillo is a community rights defense organizer and film maker whose work has centered on learning from communities in resistance. Sedillo has spent the last 6 years learning, documenting, producing and teaching community based video documentation with communities in resistance across the US and Mexico. Through lectures, workshops, and screenings Sedillo helps open a powerful space for dialogue on the effects of neoliberalism on indigenous communities, immigrant communities, and communities of color in the US and Mexico. Through collaborative media projects, Sedillo’s work has contributed to a growing network of community based media production whose primary objective is to share, teach, and learn from one another, about the construction of horizontal networks of community rights defense.

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