Rights! Camera! Action! Screening of "The Unafraid"
The Unafraid (2018) is a feature-length documentary that follows the personal lives of three DACA students in Georgia, a state that has banned them from attending their state universities and disqualifies them from receiving in-state tuition at any other public college. Shot in an observational style over a period of four years, this film takes an intimate look at the lives of Alejandro, Silvia and Aldo as they navigate activism, pursuing their right to education, and fighting for the rights of their families and communities.
Ana Trejo represents Define America, a Duke organization dedicated to using media, political, and cultural organization that uses the power of story to transcend politics & shift the conversation about immigrants, identity, & citizenship in the Duke and Durham Community, and engage in the national conversation. She is a sophomore at Duke studying International Comparative Studies and Global Health.
Christopher Briggs offers an inside perspective on Duke's own admission process and how that affects undocumented students. Christopher Briggs is a diversity and recruitment specialist harnessing more than ten years of experience through university admissions. Christopher, a Durham Public Schools graduate, received his Bachelor of Arts from Elon University and while working at Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) he also completed a Master of Science at Georgia State University.
Popcorn and drinks will be provided.