STC L HHFILM WBOX 0604 01 85330657

Virtual Cinema of Painter of Dreams and Alice Street

Artboard 1

Tuesday, June 15, 2021 (all day)

Online at watsonvillefilmfest.org

Free

Together with the Watsonville Film Festival, UC Santa Cruz, the Santa Cruz Art League, and Pajaro Valley Arts, we present the “MURALS / ART / ACTIVISM” event series.

Hosted in three parts, watch two films as they launch on Tuesday, June 15th at watsonvillefilmfest.org. Then join a Q&A with filmmakers on June 17th and an in-person discussion about it all on June 18th.

Watch the Featured Films Online | June 15th - 18th

Click over to watsonvillefilmfest.org to watch the World Premiere of PAINTER OF DREAMS, directed by Gabriel Jesse Medina and Marcus Cisneros. A short documentary about artist Guillermo “Yermo” Aranda and his effort to repaint his iconic Dreams mural at Watsonville High School.

Then, tune into the Monterey Bay Premiere of ALICE STREET, directed by Spencer Wilkinson (67 min). In the quickly gentrifying city of Oakland, a mural unifies Black and Chinese American artists and communities to protect their history, voices, and spaces.

MURALS / ART / ACTIVISM Schedule

Virtual Cinema of Painter of Dreams and Alice Street

Artists Panel and Q&A

Pop-Up: Community Art & Stories

  • Friday, June 18th, 4 - 6pm
  • Watsonville Plaza during Watsonville Farmers Market

Related Exhibition

May 14, 2021 – Sep 5, 2021

Conexiones

Experience selected artworks from the Museum of Latin American Art’s permanent art collection and their connection to the stories of local Latinx individuals and communities.