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El Velador at MoMA & POV Filmmakers in Conversation

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El Velador will have an exclusive one-week theatrical engagement at the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York City starting Thursday, June 14 and will have its national broadcast premiere on POV Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 10pm. (Check local listings.)

Filmmaker Natalia Almada will be at MoMA for a discussion following the screening of her film on Monday, June 18 at 7PM, and will also be present for a conversation with POV filmmaker Lourdes Portillo on Saturday, June 23 at 7:30PM, on the occasion of the film series “Lourdes Portillo: La Cineasta Inquisitiva.” The retrospective will feature Portillo’s most representative work, including the Academy Award-nominated documentary Las Madres: The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo (POV 1988) and Señorita Extraviada (POV 2002).

For more details visit: Museum of Modern Art

Jamie Dobie
Jamie Dobie
Jamie worked in the Community Engagement and Education Department at POV from 2010 to 2013. Prior to joining POV in 2010, Jamie worked at Northwestern University's satellite campus in Doha, Qatar, where she was part of the team tasked with setting up the school's film and journalism programs in the Middle East. She has worked in various capacities on many documentary film crews around the world, including productions in West Africa, and has worked closely with acclaimed filmmaker Margaret Brown. Jamie has also previously worked in the exhibition department at the Field Museum of Natural History and the education and cinema programming departments at the Block Museum of Art. She holds a bachelor's degree from Northwestern University in Radio/TV/Film and African Studies.