FemFlicks: La Cocina de las Patronas | Women's & Gender Studies

FemFlicks: La Cocina de las Patronas

Event Date: 
Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 06:30
Event Location: 
Zoom (registration link below)

Join us for a discussion of the film La Cocina de las Patronas!

Day after day, for over 20 years, a group of women in Mexico, prepare and give meals to Central American migrants who travel atop La Bestia, a U.S.-bound freight train. They call themselves Las Patronas and their mission goes beyond humanitarian assistance, symbolizing a resistance against a system that criminalizes migrants.

DATE: September 22

TIME: 6:30pm

WHERE: Hosted through Zoom

Be sure to watch the film before the discussion at: https://tinyurl.com/FFLasPatronas

We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Mariela Nunez-Janes (Anthropology) and Dr. Daniel Heiman (Bilingual Education) as our discussants.

Register in advance and join the discussion at: https://tinyurl.com/FFLasPatronasDiscussion

Please contact the Pride Alliance at pridealliance@unt.edu and/or 940.565.2589 if you need an accommodation to fully participate in an event because of a disability. For voice access, dial 1-800-RELAYTX (735-2989). Please make the request as soon as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.

[Image description: Person with a yellow shirt and back to the camera carries a black plastic crate filled with food, with train tracks in the background. Includes lock-ups for University Libraries Media Library, Women's & Gender Studies, Multicultural Center, and Pride Alliance. Text reads: Join us for a discussion of the film La Cocina de las Patronas! Day after day, for over 20 years, a group of women in Mexico, prepare and give meals to Central American migrants who travel atop La Bestia, a U.S.-bound freight train. They call themselves Las Patronas and their mission goes beyond humanitarian assistance, symbolizing a resistance against a system that criminalizes migrants. September 22. 6:30pm. Hosted through Zoom. Be sure to watch the film before the discussion at: https://tinyurl.com/FFLasPatronas We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Mariela Nunez-Janes (Anthropology) and Dr. Daniel Heiman (Bilingual Education) as our discussants. Register in advance and join the discussion at: https://tinyurl.com/FFLasPatronasDiscussion. Please contact the Pride Alliance at pridealliance@unt.edu and/or 940.565.2589 if you need an accommodation to fully participate in an event because of a disability. For voice access, dial 1-800-RELAYTX (735-2989). Please make the request as soon as possible to allow sufficient time to arrange the accommodation.]

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