The Unexpected Turn of Jim Sagel
Documentary; Total running time: 52min Pilar Rodriguez Aranda
This video is a meditation on the life and early death of Jim Sagel, whose fiction, poetry and plays, inspired by the culture of the Hispanic people on Northern New Mexico and written in his non-native Spanish. Through interviews, old footage, and Sagel's own works video artist Pilar Rodriguez-Aranda dreamily weaves that tale of this artist who chose to keep his manic-depression a secret, leaving behind many unanswered questions with his early death.
East L.A Marine: The Untold Story of Guy Gabaldon
Documentary; Total running time: 76min; Steven Rubin – Fast Carrier Pictures
Guy Gabaldon died on August 21, 2006 and the world lost someone very special. During the bloody struggle for Saipan in July 1944, U.S. Marine PFC Guy Gabaldon is indeed officially credited with capturing over 1500 Japanese soldiers and civilians – single-handedly, a record that is untouchable in the annals of American military history.
Friday, November 14, 2008
7:00PM to 10:00PM
The Echo Park Film Center 1200 N. Alvarado Street Los Angeles, CA 90026
Ages: All Ages Price: $5 donation accepted Discount: Students, seniors and handicapped