A screening of the award-winning documentary, “A Place to Stand,” (Trailer) based on the critically acclaimed memoir by Jimmy Santiago Baca.
General Admission tickets $20
The film screening will include raffles and fundraising activities. A discussion with Jimmy Santiago Baca and local poet and recording artist, MOsely WOtta, will follow the screening. The Deschutes Public Library is sponsoring the post-screening discussion.
Prior to the film screening BendFilm presents a fundraiser with renowned poet Jimmy Santiago Baca who is returning to Bend for the first time after his celebrated Nature of Words-hosted appearance in 2010.
The evening will begin with a reception and fundraiser for BendFilm at the Liberty Theatre at 5pm. At the event, Jimmy will read his poetry and speak to the fundraiser attendees. Jimmy will also be available to interact with the guests. Elixir wines, Bigfoot beverages and Bendistillery will sponsor the drinks. Heavy appetizers will be served. The Liberty Theatre event will include raffles and prizes.