Santa Ana Film Fiesta Day 7

Friday night’s showing of the documentary “A Crushing Love” was held at the Breath of Fire Latina Theater on 3rd & Broadway streets. Director Sylvia Morales documents how some Mexican-American women activists including Dolores Huerta, Alicia Escalante, Cherrie Moraga, and Betita Martínez managed to balance motherhood with political activism.

Sylvia Morales, director and producer in Santa Ana. Photo by O. Ian Ávalos

The festival resumes on Sunday, September 12 at Calacas on 4th street with a screening of short films at 3 pm and a feature, Enamorada, at 4 pm. A documentary on Méndez vs Westminster will follow on Monday at 7:00 pm, on what will be one of the most significant days of the festival. Pre-screening festivities will take place at 5:00 pm at the Orange Public Library, followed by a procession to the Orange Circle and to Chapman University where the movie will be shown.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s