Tag: immigrant stories

Lunafest – September 12th, 6pm

Please join us at the screening of LUNAFEST 2019 , a national film festival showcasing films by, for, and about women.
6:00 PM: Pre-screening reception: mix and mingle
  • Meet up with friends while enjoying beverages and appetizers
  • Catering by East Side Eats LA
7:00 PM: LUNAFEST: see this year’s powerful collection of films.
  • See 8 films selected for the 2019 national traveling film festival
  • Plus a special screening of a film by Daniel Eduvijes Carrera: Soledad de los Incendios ~ The Fires of Soledad, a poignant tale about the powerful bond of family and the countless immigrants lost along the US/Mexico border.
8:45 PM:   Q&A Panel: hear from the filmmakers, writers, & actors

BUY TICKETS HERE: https://www.elawc.org/lunafest_tickets

All proceeds benefit our Hope & Heart Housing, transitioning survivors from crisis to stability.
Women and their families impacted by domestic violence and homelessness are often faced with immigration barriers, limited support, poverty, and isolation. Building upon the immediate need for providing safety and basic shelter, ELAWC provides wraparound support through community and other collaborations to ensure women and their families are safe, empowered and provided with opportunities to achieve well-being, self-sufficiency and a safe permanent environment. Services include: crisis intervention, counseling, danger assessment, safety planning, emergency shelter placement, case management services and community linkages to permanent housing, transitional housing, and job placement and linkages to legal support.

 

Lunafest – September 12th, 6pm

 Please join us at the screening of LUNAFEST 2019 , a national film festival showcasing films by, for, and about women. 6:00 PM: Pre-screening reception: mix and mingle

  • Meet up with friends while enjoying beverages and appetizers
  • Catering by East Side Eats LA

7:00 PM: LUNAFEST: see this year’s powerful collection of films.

  • See 8 films selected for the 2019 national traveling film festival
  • Plus a special screening of a film by Daniel Eduvijes Carrera: Soledad de los Incendios ~ The Fires of Soledad, a poignant tale about the powerful bond of family and the countless immigrants lost along the US/Mexico border.

8:45 PM:   Q&A Panel: hear from the filmmakers, writers, & actors

BUY TICKETS HERE: https://www.elawc.org/lunafest_tickets

All proceeds benefit our Hope & Heart Housing, transitioning survivors from crisis to stability.Women and their families impacted by domestic violence and homelessness are often faced with immigration barriers, limited support, poverty, and isolation. Building upon the immediate need for providing safety and basic shelter, ELAWC provides wraparound support through community and other collaborations to ensure women and their families are safe, empowered and provided with opportunities to achieve well-being, self-sufficiency and a safe permanent environment. Services include: crisis intervention, counseling, danger assessment, safety planning, emergency shelter placement, case management services and community linkages to permanent housing, transitional housing, and job placement and linkages to legal support.

Island of the Hungry Ghosts (Gabrielle Brady, 2018)- March 21st

Winner of Tribeca Film Festival’s award for Best Documentary Feature and numerous other accolades, this film by Australian director Gabrielle Brady about immigrant experiences, refugees and detention centers is hard-hitting and powerful. Please join us in welcoming Island of the Hungry Ghosts to the Downtown Independent for a week’s run.

Showtimes and tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets at the link below or at our box office.

 

Island of the Hungry Ghosts (Gabrielle Brady, 2018)- March 16th

Winner of Tribeca Film Festival’s award for Best Documentary Feature and numerous other accolades, this film by Australian director Gabrielle Brady about immigrant experiences, refugees and detention centers is hard-hitting and powerful. Please join us in welcoming Island of the Hungry Ghosts to the Downtown Independent for a week’s run.

Showtimes and tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets at the link below or at our box office.

 

Island of the Hungry Ghosts (Gabrielle Brady, 2018)- March 15th

Winner of Tribeca Film Festival’s award for Best Documentary Feature and numerous other accolades, this film by Australian director Gabrielle Brady about immigrant experiences, refugees and detention centers is hard-hitting and powerful. Please join us in welcoming Island of the Hungry Ghosts to the Downtown Independent for a week’s run.

Showtimes and tickets available through Brown Paper Tickets at the link below or at our box office.