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Friday, 10/18/2019 from 4 p.m. to 10/23/2019 at 5:30 p.m.

Bend and Redmond campuses

Film at COCC spotlights realities of being undocumented and queer

Central Oregon Community College is offering two free screenings of the award-winning documentary “Forbidden: Undocumented and Queer in Rural America”: at the Bend campus, at 4 p.m., Friday, October 18, in the Hitchcock Auditorium, and at the Redmond campus, at 4 p.m., Wednesday, October 23, in the Technology Education Center, Room 209.

The film follows a gay undocumented social activist named Moises Serrano, from rural North Carolina, as he pursues his American dream and advocates for others. “Forbidden” received the Southern Poverty Law Center’s Social Justice Film Award at the 2016 Charlotte Film Festival. This film is presented by COCC’s Latinx program and Latinx club.

For more information, contact Evelia Sandoval, COCC’s Latinx program coordinator, at 541-318-3726 or In advance of college events, persons needing accommodation or transportation because of a physical or mobility disability, contact Joe Viola: 541-383-7775. For accommodation because of other disability, such as hearing impairment, contact the Office of Disability Services: 541-383-7743.