Granito de Arena in Watsonville

Dear Peaceworkers,

It’s a Friday night special with a free film, free snacks, everyone welcome, Please join us.

Grain of Sand (Granito de Arena)
The teachers struggle in Oaxaca
Spanish with English subtitles

February 16th, 2007
7:00 p.m.
United Presbyterian Church
112 E. Beach St., Watsonville

(use parking lot across from the library, in back of the Cabrillo lot)

Snacks at 6:30, film at 7:00

For more than 20 years, global economic forces have been dismantling public education in Mexico, but always in the constant shadow of popular resistance. ‘Grain of Sand’ is the story of that resistance — the story of hundreds of thousands of public schoolteachers whose grassroots, non-violent movement took Mexico by surprise and who have endured brutal repression in their 25-year struggle to defend public education.

Release Date: June 25, 2005
Running time: 60 minutes
Cast: Eduardo Galeano, Maude Barlow
Director: Jill Freidberg
Distributor: Corrugated Films

Sponsored by the Watsonville Peace Coalition
and the
Pajaro Valley Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Contact: Jean Piraino, 724-3846
Barbara Hayes, barbara (at)