“Weaving the Past: Journey of Discovery,” an award-winning documentary will be screened today.
The film was directed by Walter Dominguez, who tells a story of mystery, revolution, and redemption.
Winning eight awards since 2014. Two awards at the 2014 The Indie Fest. An award at the Accolade Competition in 2014. 5 awards at the Docs Without Borders Film Festival in 2016.
Those who attend this special screening will learn the story of Walter’s grandfather, Emilio Dominguez, and how a mysterious picture of him led Walter on a journey to discover his late grandfather’s ties to anarchy and eventual conversion into a Methodist minister who sought peace with all.
Along this journey, Walter travels all throughout the United States and Mexico searching for answers to his questions about his late grandfather’s past. Every person he meets along the journey changes Walter’s outlook on his past and future, as he discovers that his grandfather was tied to Mexican revolutionary, Praxedis G. Guerrero, during the Mexican Revolution.
Those interested in embarking on this journey can do so by attending the screening of the film on Thursday, November 17, at 6:00 pm, in Social Hall, Office of Student Activities Building.
For more information on the film, you can also visit the website at http://www.weavingthepast.com.
“Preview audiences have come away inspired and deeply stirred, often in tears from the upwelling of memories and emotions that were shaken loose inside them. Having come along with me on my journey, they have taken their own personal journeys as well. Whatever your ethnic background, this film reaches your core,” accrding to the website stated above.