AMIA Screening Room is a weekly stream of conference or DAS sessions, webinars, tours, and other content for members. It’s an opportunity to see something you may have missed, or revisit a session you found interesting. Content will vary each week and the screenings will be 30-60 minutes.
The Screening Room is on demand starting at 11:00am (Pacific) and will be accessible for one week. Look for the weekly link from AMIA-Member every Thursday, or contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org for the link.
John J. Valadez is a Peabody Award–winning filmmaker who has written and directed a dozen nationally broadcast documentary films for PBS over the past 18 years. Valadez’s films have tackled such diverse subjects as the unlawful imprisonment of a Black Panther Party leader; Latino gangs in Chicago; segregation in America’s schools; the history and impact of Latino civil rights on American society; and the genocide of Native Americans in the Southwest. They have garnered top prizes at film festivals from San Francisco to Mumbai; have been broadcast across the United States and Europe; and have been featured at major museums and cultural institutions. A Rockefeller Fellow, PBS/CPB Producers Academy Fellow and twice a New York Foundation for the Arts Fellow, Valadez is a founding member of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers. Interviewer Annette M. Rodríguez is an assistant professor in the department of American Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.