Adulteress, traitor, heroine, or prey? In 1932, Celine Navarro was buried alive by her Filipino community in Northern California. This film digs up her story. The filmmaker, a grieving mother with a long-term commitment to exploring race, gender and immigration, exhumes Celine Navarro’s story, exposing silences that haunt Filipin@x American communities today, along with Celine Navarro’s family, community members and scholars who know different details about this largely untold event in American history.
Date: Wednesday, August 25
Location: Town Hall Theater
Director: Celine Parreñas Shimizu
Writer: Celine Parreñas Shimizuu
Producers: Celine Parreñas Shimizu, Dan Parreñas Shimizu, Rhacel Salazar Parrenas
Location: United States