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  • Scribe Video Center’s Street Movies! in Mifflin Square

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    7:45 pm - 9:45 pm

    Mifflin Square

    Scribe Video Center’s Street Movies! presented by PECO

    Street Movies! comes to South Philly thanks to community partners Friends of Mifflin Square Park & Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia. Round up the neighbors, grab your lawn chairs and enjoy FREE independent films in your neighborhood.

    Rain location: Houston Center
    Emcee: Thavro Phim

    Opening Performance: SEAMAAC’s Hip-Hop Heritage B-Boy Crew

    Screening at this Street Movies! event:

    BAD2GOOD by Hip Hop Heritage
    Music video produced by youth during the Summer 2013 at Hip Hop Heritage. (USA, 2014, 5 min)

    Making It by StoryCorps
    (USA, 2012, 4 min)

    Eyes on the Stars by StoryCorps
    On January 28, 1986, NASA Challenger mission STS-51-L ended in tragedy when the shuttle exploded 73 seconds after takeoff. On board was physicist Ronald E. McNair, who was the second African American to enter space. But first, he was a kid with big dreams in Lake City, South Carolina. (USA, 2013, 3 min)

    Fight For Drivers Licenses in Pennsylvania by Media Mobilizing Project
    (USA, 2014, 7 min)

    El Doctor by Heather de Michele and Jude Roth
    In an Arizona Home Depot parking lot, a married couple – ‘Andrew’ and ‘Jen’ – hires undocumented day laborers Carlos and his buddy to repair their deck. As Carlos washes up in the family’s bathroom, 7-yr-old ‘Jonah’ interrupts him. A tragedy of errors puts Carlos’ and Andrew’s lives at risk, leaving everyone caught between their individual consciences and the law. (USA, 2014, 12 min)

    My Asian Americana by Studio Revolt
    Exiles and ex-pats unite as a community to present images of an Americana they left behind. One half live outside the US by choice while the other half has been forcibly returned. All are Americans. Each raised with the memories, mannerisms, and a distinct cultural identity of growing up Asian in America. This piece is both a short film and a PSA to remind the public of untold stories about Asian Americans ordered into exile. These are the narratives of Cambodian Americans impacted by US deportation policies. (Place, 2011, 3 min)

    Border Bedazzlers by Grace Jackson
    Hoping to heal the divide between Mexico and the United States an inspired group of artists turn the
    Presented by Independent Lens
    (USA, 2014, 4 min)

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