Documentaries by SA Filmmakers

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.

Vida Propia
by Sarah Garrahan and Nora Mendez Sanchez
50 minutes
Spanish with English subtitles

Synopsis: First-generation Mexican immigrant Nora Mendez finds herself working in a busy restaurant kitchen and struggling to support her family in the United States. The film's observational style follows Nora through everyday moments- from working long hours, to spending time with her family, to reflecting upon the meaning of a life narrative itself.