​​Past Screenings

Jan. 8, 2018          Oshman Family Jewish Community Center
​                                 Filmmaker in attendance
                                 Palo Alto, CA

Oct.  27, 2018       Immigration Film Festival - Washington, D.C. premiere
   Opening Film.  Best Documentary Award winner.
                                 Washington, D.C.​

Oct. 12-15, 2018  Utopia Film Festival - Maryland premiere
                                Greenbelt, MD

Oct. 14, 2018        Irish Arts & Writers Festival - 
Los Gatos, CA premiere
                                WHO BELONGS? Immigrants, Refugees, Asylum Seekers in the 21st Century
                                The Long Ride clips, readings and conversation about how Ireland and America treat new arrivals and existing immigrant                                          communities.
                                Los Gatos, CA

​​​​Oct. 7, 2018         Congregation Beth Israel Judea Sisterhood Annual Brunch
Pledge to Vote cards were distributed and free rides to the voting polls were offered.

                               San Francisco, CA

Sept 22, 2018      Festival de Cine Político Dirigido Por Mujeres - European premiere
Madrid, Spain

July 21, 2018        Pacifica Social Justice, Faith in Action
 Cosponsored by Pacifica Peace People, San Mateo Central Labor Council, California Nurses Association and American                                                 Federation of Teachers, AFT 3267
Followed by Q&A with 10 Freedom Riders including the Filmmaker.
                                 Pacifica, CA

July 14, 2018       New York International Immigration Film Festival
                                New York, NY

June 14, 2018       Cine Villa Olímpica
                                 Contra El Silencio Todas Las Voces Winners were presented.
                                 Tlalpan, México City, Mexico

May 27 & 29, 2018  Festival Internacional Cine de América - Hildalgo, Mexico premiere
                                  Official Selection: Glimpse at America Category/Selección Oficial: Vistazo PorAmérica

                                  After the first screening, at the request of the audience, a second screening was added prior to the 3rd already scheduled                                        screening.  El largo viaje was the only film shown three times at the festival.
                                  Pachuca, Hildalgo, Mexico

May 24, 2018          Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance, AFL-CIO, San Francisco Chapter - San Francisco premiere
                                  Celebrating Asian Heritage Month event "The Next 25 Years of Resistance"
                                  Followed by a panel discussion entitled "Connecting the Immigrant Workers Freedom Ride to Challenges of Janus v.                                                    AFSCME" with  Freedom Riders, representatives from the Labor Movement and the filmmaker.
                                   San Francisco, CA

​May 11, 2018           United Food & Commercial Workers International Union, Local 770
                                  Followed by a panel discussion with representatives from Central Coast Alliance United for a Sustainable Economy, the                                              United Food & Commercials Workers Union, Local 770 and the filmmaker about how to respond to attacks on immigrants.                                        Freedom Rider and filmmaker in attendance.                                       

                                  Camarillo, CA

April 18, 2018     X Encuentro Hispanoamericano de Cine y Video documental: Contra El Silencio Todas Las Voces-Latin America premiere
​                                  Honorable Mention: Borders, Migrations and Exiles Category

                                  Mención Honorifica: la categoría Fronteras, Migraciones y Exilios

                                  Mexico City, Mexico

April 16, 2018         University of San Francisco The Fromm Institute for Lifelong Learning
                                   Included in "Deportation Nation" and its Discontents, 1990s-2018 course curriculum.
                                   San Francisco, CA​

Feb. 28, 2018          #1 in Civil Rights: The African American Freedom Struggle in St. Louis Exhibit - Missouri premiere 
Included in the Missouri History Museum exhibit that examined the Civil Rights Movement in St. Louis and the City's role in                                        advancing the cause of racial justice.  Co-presented by the Missouri History Museum and Missouri Immigrant & Refugee                                            Advocates.  Panel discussion with representatives of UNITE HERE, Local 74,  Missouri Immigrant & Refugee Advocates , St.                                        Louis historian, and the filmmaker.

                                    St. Louis, MO

Oct. 12, 2017           University of California Berkeley Institute for Research on Labor and Employment -  Berkeley premiere
Followed by a panel discussion with undocumented students, union activists, a Freedom Rider and the filmmaker.                                                       AFSCME organizers circulated a petition calling on the University of California President to declare UC campuses                                                         sanctuary for students and workers.  Co-sponsored by American Federation of State, County & Municipal Workers,                                                     Local  3299 & the Multicultural Immigrant Student Program.

                                   Berkeley, CA

Sept. 17, 2017         United Latinos Conference -
Nevada premiere
                                  An audience of rank and file union leaders who are on the front lines fighting for immigrant rights.  Q&A with the                                                        filmmaker.  DVDs were distributed for union hall screenings throughout the U.S. and Canada.  Presented by the United Food                                    & Commercial Workers International Union.
                                  Las Vegas, NV

May 21, 2017          Marquis Theatre -
New England premiere
                                  Followed by a panel discussion, with immigrant rights activists, health care providers and the filmmaker, focused on the                                            difficulties migrant dairy workers face and the Milk With Dignity Campaign.  Proceeds benefited Migrant Justice and the                                            Open Door Clinic, and volunteers were recruited.  In October, 2017 Migrant Justice and Ben & Jerry’s CEO signed the Milk                                          with Dignity agreement, a legally binding contract that establishes Ben & Jerry’s as the first company in the dairy industry                                        to  implement the worker-driven human rights program.  Presented by Showing Up For Racial Justice, Migrant Justice and                                      Open Door Clinic.
                                  Middlebury, VT 

May 10, 2017         Workers Unite Film Festival
New York, NY 

May 7, 2017           Cine Las Americas International Film Festival - 
Southern U.S. Region premiere
Official Selection, Panorama Features

                                 Mexican American Cultural Center, Austin, TX

May 4, 2017           Global Gathering Conference -
New York premiere
                                 City University of New York Murphy Institute for Worker Education & Labor Studies

                                 New York, NY

April 24, 2017       (In)Justice for All Film Festival - Mid-west premiere
                                 Followed by a panel discussion with Northeastern University Law School immigrant rights attorneys.
                                 Chicago, IL

April 11, 2017         The Ricardo F. Icaza Workers' Center -
Bilingual English/Spanish version premiere 
The screening was part of a series of events in conjunction with the opening of the UFCW's new workers' center.                                                          Followed by a Q & A with a Freedom Rider and the filmmaker.
                                  Huntington Park, CA

April 7, 2017           Oakland International Film Festival - World Film Festival Premiere
                                   Freedom Riders in attendance at Oakland City Hall.
                                   Oakland, CA

March 20, 2017      Cornell University School of Industrial & Labor Relations Union Days - Special sneak preview
                                    Kick off  of Cornell’s Union Days 2017 series of events. Followed by Q&A with a Freedom Rider and the filmmaker.
                                    Ithaca, NY

March 17, 2017        Alianza Pais -
Special sneak preview
                                    An audience of Dominican community, political and labor activists. Followed by Q&A with a Freedom Rider and the                                                      filmmaker.
                                    New York, NY

March 17, 2017        The High School for Media & Communications - Special sneak preview
                                    Followed by Q&A with a Freedom Rider and the filmmaker.
                                    New York, NY

Sept. 21, 2016          Skyline Community College Latinx Heritage Month - Rough cut screening
                                    The audience included documented and undocumented students, and teachers.  Followed by panel discussion with the                                             Latin American Student Association members and the filmmaker.  

                                    San Mateo, CA 

May 2, 2019        Reel Work Labor Film Festival

                               Santa Cruz, CA

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