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March 23-28 2021

Ale Libre (16 min)

March 25, 2021
8:30 PM
 CT
Ale Libre (16 min)

Alejandra is a criminalized organizer and unapologetic immigrant. While she prepares for one of the biggest events of her life — her deportation case — Alejandra is forced to reckon with a past mistake and a system that could tear her apart from her family and the only home she has ever known. This film screens as part of the shorts program, "Activist Portraits," which begins at the dates and times listed here.

America/Chicago
March 25, 2021
https://www.thinline.us
March 28, 2021
7:00 PM
 CT
Ale Libre (16 min)

Alejandra is a criminalized organizer and unapologetic immigrant. While she prepares for one of the biggest events of her life — her deportation case — Alejandra is forced to reckon with a past mistake and a system that could tear her apart from her family and the only home she has ever known. This film screens as part of the shorts program, "Activist Portraits," which begins at the dates and times listed here.

America/Chicago
March 25, 2021
https://www.thinline.us

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Maya Cueva, Director of ALE LIBRE, is an award-winning director and producer for films and radio. Her work has been featured on NPR’s All Things Considered, Latino USA, Spotify, The Atlantic, Teen Vogue, and National Geographic and her films have screened at SXSW, Palm Springs International ShortFest, Full Frame Documentary Festival, and DOC NYC. Her short documentary, THE PROVIDER, won an Emmy at the College Television Awards via the Television Academy Foundation in 2015. Maya’s other short animated documentary ONLY THE MOON premiered at Full Frame Documentary Festival in 2019 and won Best Animated film at the Official Latino Film and Arts Festival. Maya was also a recipient of the Gucci Tribeca Documentary Fund, part of the Tribeca Film Institute, in 2019. She was a 2019 Sundance Ignite Fellow, a North Star Fellow part of the Points North Institute, a 2019 Film Independent Documentary Lab fellow, and a fellow at the Jacob Burns Film Center. Her first feature documentary, ON THE DIVIDE, was also selected to be part of the Tribeca Film Institute/A&E StoryLab in 2020. She is currently a 2020 BAVC MediaMaker fellow.

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Alejandra is a criminalized organizer and unapologetic immigrant. While she prepares for one of the biggest events of her life — her deportation case — Alejandra is forced to reckon with a past mistake and a system that could tear her apart from her family and the only home she has ever known. This film screens as part of the shorts program, "Activist Portraits," which begins at the dates and times listed here.

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