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  1. Film Screening of the Documentary "Documented"

    June 24, 2021, All Day @ Stream Online Anytime

    The film “Documented” by author Jose Antonio Vargas will be available for library patrons to view online.. “Documented” tells Vargas’ powerful story of coming to the United States from the Philippines at age 12, fulfilling his academic dreams and finding his voice as a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist. Vargas shares his journey of finally going public with his status as an undocumented immigrant and founding the nonprofit Define American dedicated to humanizing conversations about immigrants. Please register to receive the access link to the documentary. The virtual edition documentary will be available in English. Watsonville Public Library has a physical DVD version of this documentary available for check out that features English, Tagalog, and Spanish languages, and with English captions.

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  2. Author Talk with Jose Antonio Vargas

    June 24, 2021, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Register to receive Zoom instructions for attendance. https://santacruzpl.libcal.com/event/7659544

    Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author of Dear America: Notes of an Undocumented Citizen, takes audiences deeper into his story, sharing details of his journey to America from the Philippines as a child; his journey through America as an immigration reform activist; and his journey inward as he re-connects with his mother, whom he hadn't seen in person in over 20 years. With anecdotes from both his own story and the struggles of countless other undocumented immigrants in America, Vargas poignantly explores one of the most divisive questions facing our country today: how do you define “American”? This program will be facilitated in English, with simultaneous Spanish interpretation. This program is being done in partnership with Watsonville Public Library and Sunnyvale Public Library for Book to Action 2021.

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