‘Documented’: Free film screening at Erwin High School

Here’s the press release from Erwin High:

On June 4th starting at 5 PM the Erwin High School AP World History class will be hosting a screening of “Documented”, a film by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, in the high school auditorium. This film tells Vargas’ personal story of outing himself as an undocumented immigrant, and chronicles his journey to America from the Philippines as a child; as an immigration reform activist; and his reconnection with his mother in the Philippines.

We plan to show this movie to raise awareness about issues faced by undocumented students, and raise money to donate to the NC DREAM Team to assist students with realizing their educational goals.

Admission is free with a suggested donation of $5. The event will also feature food and beverages, a raffle, and plenty of information from community organizations focused on servicing our undocumented population.

After the screening a panel of students will be present to speak and answer questions about their experience navigating the American school system as undocumented youth.


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