UNC Charlotte Center
320 E. 9th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
7:00 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2013
Movies | Film,
On Campus | Alumni
UNC Charlotte's College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the Latin American Coalition and Haberdashery Films are proud to present "From the Back of the Line," a documentary film exploring the impact of immigration policies on mixed-immigration status families living and working in Charlotte, North Carolina. The film is produced by Armando Bellmas and Hannah Levinson and directed by Toby Shearer.
"From the Back of the Line" shares the voices and stories of mixed-status immigrant families through personal interviews, giving a glimpse inside the lives of Charlotte residents struggling to navigate the gaps in the current U.S. immigration system. The film aims to cultivate a better American landscape through diversity and build a greater depth of understanding within the Charlotte community.
The filmmakers will introduce the documentary prior to the screening. A Q & A with the filmmakers and individuals whose stories are featured will follow and a reception will take place in the second-story atrium of UNC Charlotte Center City. Food from Hawthorne's Pizza and Bar will be provided. The event is free and open to the public.
UNC Charlotte Center City is located at 920 N. Brevard Street in uptown Charlotte. Parking is available at 707 N. Brevard Street. Parking is $4 (cash only). Additional parking is available at area lots on 9th, Brevard, College and 7th Streets.
Special thanks to Familias Unidas and United 4 The Dream for their continued support and participation throughout this project, to UNC Charlotte's Center for Professional and Applied Ethics, Department of Philosophy, Office of International Programs and Chancellor's Diversity Challenge Fund for financial and programmatic sponsorship, and to all 80 individual financial partners who supported "From the Back of the Line" through its IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign in March and April of 2013.