Bilingual Film Festival: Una Vida Mejor (A Better Life), Monday, October 7, 7:00 – 9:00 pm

An American Film about a Mexican immigrant family seeking “una vida mejor” (a better life) in East L.A.   Mostly in English, with some Spanish (with English subtitles).   El mexicano Demián Bichir interpreta a un hombre trabajador, un inmigrante que es papá soltero y busca darle lo necesario a su hijo con el propósito de que tenga una buena vida en Estados Unidos.

A devoted father comes into possession of a truck which allows him to earn a better income by taking more gardening jobs.  But with immigration agents on every corner and vicious gangsters trying to lure his son into a life of crime, it’s a constant struggle to survive in East Los Angeles.

A Better Life snippet 2

7:00 – 9:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30).   Film runs 78 min.  

Admission is free (donations appreciated).
Peace Resource Center, 1364 Fremont Blvd., Seaside, between Hamilton and Sonoma Streets. 

More info:   831- 899-7322

The Bilingual Film Festival is a project of the Monterey Peace and Justice Center.


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