UTEP: Premiere screening of PBS documentary
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — The University of Texas at El Paso will host the exclusive sneak peak premiere of PBS documentary, Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle.
Major funding for the film is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting’s Diversity and Innovation Fund.
The film will air on PBS on April 29th, 2014 at 9PM ET.
Ruben Salazar’s story is one of a transformation from a mainstream, establishment reporter to primary chronicler and supporter of the radical Chicano movement of the late 1960s.
Killed under mysterious circumstances by a law enforcement officer in 1970, Salazar became an instant hero to Latinos.
The documentary screening will be held Wednesday, April 4 at 6pm-8pm.
This event is an endorsed part of UTEP’s Centennial Celebration.
Learn more at UTEP100years.com