Neva Romero: Jamas Olvidados

Neva Romero: Jamas Olvidados

Courtesy Colorado Chautauqua Association

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Tue., Sept. 19, 7 p.m. 2017
$9 - $12

Location Info:

Chautauqua Community House
900 Baseline Rd.
Boulder, CO  80302
303-440-7666
In May 1974, Neva Romero, a University of Colorado student and Chicano activist, was killed along with two of her peers in a horrific car bombing at Colorado Chautauqua. Two days later, three more activists were murdered in another car bombing. These tragic events sent shock waves throughout the Chicano Rights Movement, yet no one was ever convicted for the crimes. Filmmaker Nicole Esquibel explores the horrific events — a scar on the conscience of an entire community — in Neva Romero: Jamas Olvidados, a documentary that highlights the efforts of the young woman and struggles to uncover the truth behind her death. Esquibel will introduce the film (whose title translates to “the never forgotten”) at a screening at 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 19, at the Chautauqua Community House, 900 Baseline Road in Boulder; she’ll also participate in a post-film Q&A session. Tickets are $9 to $12 at chautauqua.com.
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