Coming soon in West County are two local screenings of thought-provoking and entertaining films.
I hope you'll join me at one or both.
Romeo is Bleeding,
a production of
, a performing arts program at the
youth center in Richmond, is a documentary about local poet Donte Clark's inspirational urban adaptation of Romeo & Juliet, written and performed with young people.
The Beautiful Country is a moving feature film about a young Vietnamese man's journey to find his mother in Saigon, and his father in the United States, a GI in the Vietnam War.
The Beautiful Country
7:15 pm, Thursday, May 7,
Rialto Cinema, 10070 San Pablo Avenue, El Cerrito,
FREE. First-come, first-served.
This is one in a series of events
sponsored by the Contra
Costa Library examining
the 40th Anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War.
Check the Library's Big Read event website for more.