ITVS, WHUT, SALSA, and Busboys and Poets Present a Free Community Cinema Event
THE DEVIL'S MINER
Sunday, May 21, 2006
Busboys and Poets
2021 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20009
Living in poverty with their mother in the mountains of Bolivia, 14-year-old Basilio and his 12-year-old brother, Bernardino, work long shifts in the Cerro Rico silver mines, braving deadly conditions to earn enough money to attend school. THE DEVIL'S MINER follows the brothers into the underground mining tunnels as they tempt fate in order to gain a better life.
The film will be followed by a discussion featuring Oscar Ordenes, a native of Bolivia and promoter of Latin American humanities in DC, and Kevin Healy, Adjunct Assistant Professor of International Affairs at The Elliott School.
Free and open to the public!
RSVP encouraged: [email protected]
Remaining seats offered first come, first served
THE DEVIL?S MINER airs on WHUT-TV Channel 32 on Saturday, June 3, at 8 p.m.
Official Website: http://www.itvs.org/outreach/devilsminer
Added by jlowe on April 26, 2006