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FREE Movie Screening of “A Better Life” Tonight at the Paley Center

Hailing from the greater San Diego area, I’ve come across a handful of  American flag-waving vigilante a-holes who make it their life missions to patrol and “protect” the U.S. border from immigrants who are supposedly going to steal their jobs, and ruin everything.  You can probably guess how I feel about these people, but politics aside, immigration is an important and controversial  topic in this country.  For this reason, you should attend a FREE screening of the new movie A Better Life, tonight at  The Paley Center for Media.

The movie stars  Demian Bichir from Weeds, who plays an immigrant day laborer and single father working tirelessly to achieve the American dream, and provide for his teenage son.   Yeah, I know– it  sounds like a total sob-fest.  The film might make you scrunch up your face and cry into your Raisinets, but like I told you– it’s about an important issue, unlike  like the mind-garbage you would be ingesting if you were sitting at home, playing XBox and stuffing your face.  So check it out, and educate yourself about the plight of the illegal immigrants who risk everything for the chance to play video games and eat junk food on American soil,  just like the rest of us.

More information about the screening can be found HERE.  The movie is FREE, but an RSVP is required.  There will be a Q&A sesh with the director, Chris Weitz, following the screening.

A Better Life Movie Screening
Tuesday, March 20th, 6:30pm
FREE
The Paley Center for Media
25 West 52nd St. NYC
[Midtown West]

Photo credit:  Entertainment Weekly

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Carrie Laven is a natural-born storyteller from California, but she lives in New York now. She likes dogs, nail art, and Mexican food, but mostly she likes scoring sweet deals at thrift stores. She tends to have a flair for the dramatic.