When Mother Comes Home for Christmas

OCT 09, 2013 | 7:00 PM

Details

WHERE:

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue

ROOM:

1218: Segal Theatre

WHEN:

October 09, 2013: 7:00 PM

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ADMISSION:

Free

Description

Join film director Nilita Vachani for a screening and discussion of her documentary film, "When Mother Comes Home for Christmas," which tells the story of a Josephine Perera, a widowed mother of three, who is one of thousands of Sri Lankan women who have left their country to earn salaries as domestic workers abroad. Sujatha Fernandes will moderate a discussion with the filmmaker following the screening.

This event emerged from Narrating Labor Struggles: Storytelling and Social Change, which can be viewed in our archive.

Cosponsored by The Center for Place, Culture and Politics and the Narrating Change Seminar in the Humanities.