Talom Apztai Film Festival
August 25, 2019 12:00 pm – 9:00 pm
San Antonio, TX
About the Event:
Talom Apztai Film Festival, is a free event celebrating the work and stories of indigenous filmmakers in San Antonio and beyond. The festival was curated to highlight the wide array of voices and types of movies that are part of Native cinema currently, selected films highlight a variety of topics, including cultural appropriation, addictions, gender dysphoria and gender stereotypes, forced family separations, social and health inequities, unjust labor practices and spirituality.
Special guests producer Laura Varela and director Anne Lewis will be on hand for a screening of their documentary A Strike and an Uprising (in Texas), followed by a Q&A. The film covers two stories of POC workers fighting for their rights in Texas – the 1938 strike of San Antonio pecan shellers and the 1987 Jobs with Justice march led by cafeteria workers, housekeepers and groundskeepers in Nacogdoches.Back to the event calendar