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Storytelling & Social Change: An Interview with Maria Agui Carter, Award-Winning Filmmaker/Writer/Activist

06 May 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

Join NPCA partner, SIT, for what proves to be a thought-provoking discussion that will cetainly generate many new "3rd Goal" ideas. 

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Date and time: Thursday, May 6, 2021 1:00 pm 
Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00) 
Duration: 1 hour
Description:

Join us for an interview with Maria Agui Carter, IHP 1985-86 alumna for an exchange about her work and goals for story telling that impacts social change. The conversation will reflect on her journey growing up as an undocumented immigrant who became an influential filmmaker, writer and professor. Agui Carter is the founder of Iguana Films and a professor of Media Arts at Emerson College. Her recent work includes REBEL, winner of a 2014 Erik Barnouw award for best historical films in America; the PBS series SCIGIRLS nominated for a 2019 daytime Emmy. She is now shooting ALLEGED, about Patricia Esparza imprisoned for the murder of her rapist by her boyfriend. In development is her magical realist feature script SECRET LIFE OF LA MARIPOSA, a fable on immigration and climate change based on her experience growing up.

06 May 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm EDT

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