Honors College

John Valadez-Discussion on Film Making Career

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Honors College is pleased to welcome documentary film maker John J. Valadez. He will be available for a Q&A with students to discuss his career and answer questions about his film American Exile.

Date: Tuesday, October 19
Time: 6:00-8:00 pm
Location: The Union Ballroom

Pizza, Cupcakes and Drinks for the first 30 students!

Read more about the movie onlineFilm Overview: Two brothers, Manuel and Valente Valenzuela, both volunteered and fought in Vietnam. Fifty years later, they are among thousands of U.S. military veterans, many with distinguished records, who are being deported. The brothers reluctantly put their uniforms on for one last mission; to bring deported veterans and their families back home.  It's a quixotic quest that leaves one brother exiled in a foreign country, while the other will go all the way to the White House.

 

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