Award winning film director and writer, Peter Bratt will present his film, La Mission
On Monday, March 24, from 2-3:00 pm, in Rm. D-12, Peter Bratt, award winning film director and writer will discuss his film La Mission, in Professor Sandra McDonald's Social Science 50, Ethnic Images in Film class. Following the class discussion, Bratt will present the film, which will run until 6:00 pm. Released in 2009, La Mission, which stares Benjamin Bratt, is the story of a Chicano father and son dealing with life issues in their neighborhood in the Mission District of San Francisco. The film focuses on traditional Chicano culture.
The Latino Film Festival introduces audiences to the power of film as both an art form and an opportunity to learn. Whether it is focused in Realism, Classicism, or Formalism - from documentary to fiction to the avant-garde-films offer valuable points-of-view and, in the tech-driven 21st century, greater accessibility to those points-of-view. The Latino Film Festival offers viewers an opportunity to understand, evaluate, and see their own story in the films of others.