KLRN Community Cinema Series

The KLRN Community Cinema Series offers free monthly sneak previews of award-winning PBS documentaries at Santikos Embassy 14 Theater. Each is followed by audience-driven discussions about key community issues.

The Graduates

Oct 17, 2013 – The Graduates

The struggles and triumphs of Latino and Latina students across the United States are explored through their eyes in this documentary about challenges faced in our nation’s education system.
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State of Arizona

Nov 14, 2013 – State of Arizona

The turbulent battle over illegal immigration in Arizona, which came to a head with Arizona Senate Bill 1070, frames this riveting documentary that tracks multiple perspectives as America eyes results.
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Las Marthas

Jan 16, 2014 – Las Marthas

The annual debutante ball in Laredo is unlike any other. This film follows Mexican American girls who continue this gilded tradition during a time of economic uncertainty and tension over immigration.
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Muhammad Ali

Feb 20, 2014 – Muhammad Ali

The story of the explosive crossroads of Muhammad Ali’s life, after his famed conversion to Islam and refusal to serve in the Vietnam War left him banned from boxing and facing a five-year prison term.
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Mar 20 at 7pm – Medora

A community's crippled economy and dwindling population is the setting for this down-but-not-out basketball team over a season. The team's struggle to compete parallels the town’s own fight to survive.
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The New Black

May 8 at 7pm – The New Black

Centering on the historic fight to win marriage equality in Maryland, this film takes viewers to pews, streets and kitchen tables to see how the African American community grapples with gay rights.
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