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Representing Deaths: Filmic Manifestations of Trauma and Loss

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - Saturday, November 2, 2019

In celebration of Halloween and Dia de los Muertos, Galeria is hosting three days of events examining representations of death through the Latina filmmaker’s lens. Come have a spooky time with us! Schedule of events below:

* NOTE: The time has changed for Saturday, November 2. The event now starts at 6 PM not 3 PM. 

6 PM- Screening of Vuelven (Tigers Are Not Afraid), directed by Issa López
7:30 PM- Screening of Culture Shock, directed by Gigi Saul Guerrero
*come in costume/bring an ofrenda for the community altar.

5:30 PM- Screening of El Velador, directed by Natalia Almada
7 PM- Discussion panel with Dr. Orquidea Morales, PhD.

6 PM- Dia de los Muertos Celebration & Remembrance featuring Taller Bombalele

Content/Trigger Warning:
These films contain scenes of violence towards children, sexual assault, death, racial discrimination, pregnancy/childbirth, incarceration, and state violence that some viewers may find triggering. Please use discretion when viewing. Viewers are welcome to step away at any time during the screenings.

Subtitles and open captioning available.

Questions about schedule of events please contact



Galería de la Raza: an Interdisciplinary Chicano/Latino Space for Art, Thought and Activism
2857 24th Street, San Francisco, CA 94110 click here for directions to galería