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Film “Bisbee ’17”

Monday, August 12, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

This film combines documentary and scripted elements while following members of the close-knit former mining community of  Bisbee, Arizona, as they commemorate the centennial of the forced deportation of immigrant miners. During the Bisbee Deportation, 1,200 immigrants were violently removed from their homes by a deputized force, shipped to the desert on cattle cars and left to die.

Presented by the library and the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice in collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent nonfiction film series on PBS.

Details

Date:
Monday, August 12
Time:
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.pbs.org/pov/bisbee17/

Venue

Community Room – First Floor
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, NJ 08542 United States
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Phone:
609-924-9529

Other

In-House Program Category
Film
Staff Contact
Kim Dorman, Susan Conlon
Setup Required
Yes
Summary
This film combines documentary and scripted elements while following members of the close-knit former mining community of  Bisbee, Arizona, as they commemorate the centennial of the forced deportation of immigrant miners. During the Bisbee Deportation, 1,200 immigrants were violently removed from their homes by a deputized force, shipped to the desert on cattle cars and left to die.
Partners
Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice in collaboration with POV, the award-winning independent nonfiction film series on PBS.
Series
None
Platforms for Promotion
Connections
Promotional Materials
Handbill (5.5 x 8.5)
Additional Images
https://www.pbs.org/pov/bisbee17/
Age Groups
Adult
Notes
Please put in film section
Status of Post
P - Ready for M to Edit
Connections Section
Adults