Posada: The Film - November 13, 2007
7:30p - 9:00p
Santa Clara University
Music and Dance Facility, Recital Hall
Free and Open to the Public
The U.S. Border Patrol turns away 100,000 unaccompanied immigrant children every year. This is the story of three who stayed.
Posada portrays the journeys of Densi, Johny and Wilber who, as teenagers, separately left their homes in Central America for the United States. They each were detained by immigration officials for months between 1999 and 2002. Their struggles helped pave the way for others to receive assistance. They relate their stories to Las Posadas, a Mexican tradition that retells the Christmas story of Joseph and Mary's search for shelter.
For more information Fr. Mark McGregor at mmcgregor [at] scu [dot] edu or 408-551-3000.