Written by urban15 on Aug 16 2018 - 12:10pm
In honor of Labor Day, September’s episode of Hidden Histories explores worker experience in San Antonio and throughout Texas—from the everyday to the extraordinary.
Written by Esther@SAPL on May 17 2018 - 2:49pm
This documentary film tells the epic story of one of the most consequential, divisive, and controversial events in American history. Join us for a film screening that includes excerpts from the 10-part, 18-hour series. All are welcomed to the pre-screening reception at 6 p.m. Don’t miss the exhibit by Roberto Sifuentes, a Vietnam veteran and artist, whose work highlighting his experience in the Vietnam war will be on exhibit from May 11 – July 31.
Written by urban15 on Apr 16 2018 - 11:46am
What: March 2018 “Hidden Histories” episode Who: URBAN-15 When: Monday, May 7, 2018 at 7pm Where: Live at 2500 S. Presa 78204; Online at urban15.org/live-stream Contact: Marisol Cortez at 210-736-1500 or events@urban15.org Cost: FREE URBAN-15’s Hidden Histories Presents “Fiesta Noche del Rio: A Historical and Cultural Treasure”
Written by Maria Gardner on Jul 12 2017 - 10:19am
In the Texas Senate in 1957, when filibusters were used by southern legislators to weaken racial integration mandates, Henry B. Gonzalez and Abraham Kazen filibustered for a record-setting 36 hours to successfully kill bills that would have enabled segregation.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Aug 13 2015 - 8:29pm
Nearly 200 people attended an educational forum on family detention and community efforts to welcome and support asylum-seeking refugee women and children from Central America. The Aug. 19 forum at Whitley Theological Center was co-hosted by Interfaith Welcome Coalition, NOWCastSA, COPS/Metro and RAICES.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Jun 11 2015 - 4:38pm
Within hours of their release from Karnes County Correctional Center, a privately-operated prison located about 60 miles south east of San Antonio, three refugee mothers volunteered to share their stories with NOWCastSA.
Written by Sarah Garrahan on Dec 30 2014 - 2:26pm
Join us for this FREE event: A short program of two documentaries, homemade food including vegan and gluten free options! Films start promptly at 8 p.m.. Come earlier for food and drink. Films to be screened: tacho utrera making a jarana near coatepec veracruz, mx by gabriel morales and Carlos Salazar Spanish with English subtitles Synopsis: This short documents Tacho Utrera, famous jarana maker in Veracruz.
Written by Kris_Serold on Mar 7 2014 - 4:35pm
On Feb. 22, 2014, the Cortez Branch Library hosted a viewing of the PBS documentary, Freedom Riders, and panel discussion on the topic. Jeol Bangilan, Branch Service Coordinator for the San Antonio Public Library, opened the event with a viewing of part of the PBS documentary. He then opened up the panel discussion with:
Written by Kris_Serold on Jan 30 2014 - 10:42am
On Monday, Feb. 10, join Frank Christopher for an exclusive screening of his documentary, a national project telling stories of communities creating green solutions for our water blues – featuring San Antonio and the region, followed by a panel discussion.  Christopher, who will moderate the panel discission, is an award-winning public television documentarian. His work has garnered the highest recognition including an Academy Award nomination for best feature-length documentary and six Emmy Awards.
Written by Kris_Serold on Sep 11 2013 - 2:51pm
The Esperanza Peace and Justice Center proudly will be screening the most recent version of a work in progress film titled “San Antonio Four” on Friday, September 20th, 2013 at 7 p.m at the Esperanza Center. The San Antonio Four is an award winning documentary covering the story of four San Antonio women wrongly accused of sexual abuse by a homophobic, fear driven, and misled jury trial. Now a year after Anna Vasquez, one of the four accused women, finally reached parole, the film continues to follow the struggle for freedom for the remaining three women with new updates.