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    Film Screening: '¡Viva Baseball!'

    6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, Roesch Library Collab

    ¡Viva Baseball! is a documentary about the history and struggles of Latino baseball players. Popcorn and soft drinks provided. Hosted by Tom Nichols, Dayton Dragons director of media relations and broadcasting. This screening is part of the Hispanic Heritage Month Film Series, co-sponsored by Dayton Human Relations Council, Welcome Dayton and the Libraries' Diversity and Inclusion Committee. The other film dates are Sept. 30 (Under the Same Moon) and Oct. 14 (From Mambo to Hip Hop). 6:30 — 8:30 p.m.

    'Latino Americans' Episode 6: 'Peril and Promise (1980-2000)'

    7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, Sears Recital Hall

    A scholar-led screening of Episode 6 of Latino Americans: Peril and Promise. This episode of Latino Americans takes viewers through the past 30 years, with a second wave of Cubans arriving in Miami during the Mariel exodus and with hundreds of thousands Salvadorans, Nicaraguans and Guatemalans fleeing civil wars, death squads and unrest — transforming the United States along the way. Watch this episode online. 7 — 8:30 p.m. Discussion and screening facilitated by Tereza Szeghi.

    Film Screening: 'Under the Same Moon'

    6:30 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 30, Roesch Library Collab

    Under the Same Moon is a fictional story of a mother and son crossing the border illegally into the U.S. years apart. Popcorn and soft drinks provided. Hosted by Sr. Maria Stacy, director of Hispanic Catholic Ministry, North. This screening is part of the Hispanic Heritage Month Film Series, co-sponsored by Dayton Human Relations Council, Welcome Dayton and the Libraries' Diversity and Inclusion Committee. The other film dates are Sept. 16 (¡Viva Baseball!) and Oct. 14 (From Mambo to Hip Hop). 6:30 — 8:30 p.m.

    Latino Americans Broadcast: ThinkTV Network

    Latino Americans will air on Thursdays at 11 p.m. Sept. 17 to Oct. 22 on ThinkTV (channel 16.1). The program will repeat several times on 16.2. Latino Americans is a show about the contributions that individuals of Mexican and other Hispanic descent have made in America over the past five hundred years. This PBS documentary chronicles the hopes, fears, failures, contributions, and advancements of the Latino people in America from the sixteenth century to the present day. 

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    Latino Americans: 500 Years of History has been made possible through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association.

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