One of the AV Lab’s graduate students, Jing Niu, will be showing her documentary “Departing” on March the 22nd at Full Frame Theater, American Tobacco campus.

Join us for a night of film screenings, food truck gatherings and good conversation!


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3pm: Cooking workshop led by Nora Mendez*
7pm: Community dinner of goat stew and rice (donation-based)
8pm: Film screenings of VIDA PROPIA and DEPARTING followed by Q&A with the filmmakers and participants


VIDA PROPIA by Sarah Garrahan
Documentary, 45 minutes
VIDA PROPIA is an intimate look into the life of Nora Mendez, an immigrant kitchen worker and mother of three living in Durham, North Carolina.


Experimental Documentary, 35 minutes
DEPARTING is a personal film exploring migration- past and present. It is a journey woven with the everyday and the incarnated, in which the filmmaker asks, “what is a cultural identity?”


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*limited space-please email to sign up for the cooking workshop