Watsonville is in the Heart Online Screening: Dollar a Day, Ten Cents a Dance

ONLINE SCREENING: Talk Story II: Dollar a Day, Ten Cents a Dance screening, and community discussion.

On Sunday, January 30, the Watsonville is in the Heart (WIITH) project team rings in 2022 with a screening of Geoffrey Dunn and Mark Schwartz’s Dollar a Day, Ten Cents a Dance (1984). The documentary offers a portrait of Filipino agricultural workers, who traveled to California in the early through the mid-twentieth century.

Join community members for a conversation between director Geoffrey Dunn, local philanthropist and activist George Ow, and Steve McKay, professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz and co-Principal Investigator of WIITH.

This event is part of the larger community-engaged public oral history project Watsonville is in the Heart (led by UCSC historian Kat Gutierrez and labor sociologist Steve McKay), in collaboration with the Tobera Project.

For general information, please contact toberaproject@gmail.com. The event will be live-streamed and will be live-captioned. A recording of the event will be made available through YouTube.

This project is supported by a Humanities for All Quick Grant.


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