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Fairfax – GMU Visiting Filmmakers Series: Visitor’s Day – Apr 19 – FREE

Visitor’s Day (Día de Visita)

April 19, 2017, Wednesday 7:30pm

Johnson Center Cinema

Free screening and discussion with director Nicole Opper

Sixteen-year-old Juan Carlos ran away from an abusive home and lived on the streets of Mexico City for years before finding his way to IPODERAC, a unique group home and social enterprise located in Puebla, MX. Nicole Opper’s observational documentary follows Juan Carlos throughout the most transformative year of his life, as he finds the strength to return to Mexico City to overcome his sense of abandonment and forgive his father for the past.

Free and open to the public. See our website here. 


This event is sponsored by Film and Media Studies, Film and Video Studies, Global Affairs, Global Programs, History and Art History, Latin American Studies, English, University Libraries, University Life, Women and Gender Studies, and Delta Kappa Alpha.