Sanctuary is in the third week of rehearsals! And we can't wait for you to experience it!!
by Milta Ortiz
directed by Marc David Pinate
Presented site specifically at
Southside Presbyterian Church
317 W. 23rd Street
Tucson, AZ 85713
September 6-23, 2018
Thursday- Saturday @ 7:30pm
Sunday @ 4pm
In 1981, Salvadorans fleeing war land in Tucson seeking refuge. The law is not on their side and a group of concerned citizens are left to choose between the law of God and the law of men. Based on the actual people and events that garnered national support, Sanctuary continues Borderlands' signature style of visceral dramatizations of Tucson narratives.
Sanctuary is a site-specific theatrical installation performed and experienced in the physical space where the actual events of the play took place.
Panel Discussions Livestreamed Internationally Through Howlround.com
September 9th: Originators of the 1980's Sanctuary Movement
Panelists: Margo Cowan, Lupe Castillo, John Fife and Father Ricardo Elford
Moderated by playwright Milta Ortiz
September 13th – Southside Presbyterian Church Today
Panelists: Pastor Alison Harrington and Day Laborer Program representative
September 16th – Immigration Awareness: What Tucson Groups Are Doing to Help in the Immigrant Crisis
Panelists: Catherine Gaffyney of No More Deaths, Debbie McCullough of Tucson Samaritans, Lauren Dasse of the Florence Immigrant & Refugee Rights Project and another organization T.B.D.
Moderated by Anna O'Leary Ph.D. Department Head/ Mexican American Studies, University of Arizona
September 20th – Globalization and Immigration, and Advocacy
Panelists: Isabel Garcia (immigration lawyer/Derechos Humanos,) Consul General German Alvarez(Salvadoran Consulate,) and Zaira Livier (Peoples' Defense Initiative and Free the Children Coalition)
Moderated by Elizabeth Oglesby Ph.D. Associate Professor of Geography and Development, and Center for Latin American Studies, University of Arizona
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