History of Art and Architecture

Las Madres de Berks

Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 6:00pm

Frick Fine Arts Auditorium

Join us for a screening and talkback of “Las Madres de Berks”, a short documentary created by Michelle Angela Ortiz. "Familias Separadas" is a public art project which amplifies the stories of families affected by detention and deportation in Pennsylvania. The screenings will take place in Reading, Philadelphia, Lancaster, and Harrisburg.

“Las Madres de Berks” documentary shares the testimonials of four mothers that were detained for 2 years with their children at The Berks County Residential Center, a family prison in Pennsylvania. Reception with food and beverages to follow.

The screenings are made possible with support by The Fleischner Family Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation, The Free Migration Project, and the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation.

Learn more: www.michelleangela.com/familias-separads