“A BETTER LIFE” showing set for March 10 in Las Cruces….

This message from Alianza para Solicitantes de Asilo Político
(Political Asylum Seekers Alliance):

A showing of “A Better Life” to benefit asylum seekers journalist
Emilio Gutierrez Soto and his son Oscar will take place Saturday,
March 10 at Alma d’Arte H.S., 5-8 pm. The evening will include a
Skype interview with director Chris Weitz. We’re still in the
planning stages but I do know this will be a low cost event because we
want as many people including students to see this important film
about a Mexican immigrant to the U.S. Copies of the film will be on
sale at the event at a minimal cost.

This event is sponsored by Alianza para Solicitantes de Asilo Político
(Political Asylum Seekers Alliance), formerly known as Comite de
Amigos de Emilio.

MORE ABOUT THE FILM:
Director Chris Weitz directed one of my favorite films starring Hugh
Grant, About a Boy. Here are links to info on the award-winning movie
A Better Life and its star, Academy Award and SAG nominee for Best
Actor Demian Bichir. [YES!!! He’s nominated and will attend the
Oscars just like George Clooney!!!]

http://www.allrovi.com/movies/movie/a-better-life-v534710
http://www.allrovi.com/name/demián-bichir-p132125
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/oscars-demian-bichir-a-better-life-287262

Oscar-nominated star of ‘A Better Life’ hopes film spurs action on immigration
Matt Sayles/The Associated Press
Demián Bichir is nominated for best actor in this year’s Oscars for
his role as a gardener in “A Better Life.”
By ALFREDO CORCHADO Mexico Bureau acorchado
Published: 24 February 2012 10:17 PM

About virginiaisaad

Virginia is a journalist based in Los Angeles who's written for publications including Los Angeles magazine, Upworthy, and Elite Daily. She was born in Argentina and raised in the San Fernando Valley along with her three siblings. Fun fact: She took a Chicanas and Feminism course with Eva Longoria while studying for her master's in mass communication at California State University, Northridge. Follow her on Twitter @virginiaisaad

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