Closing Night Party
After DELANO MANONGS, toast our inaugural year in Oakland and the culmination of the festival at the closing night party at Vessel Gallery. Just one block from The New Parkway, Vessel Gallery, who will be presenting “Periphery” featuring sculpture by Cyrus Tilton and paintings by Tim Rice, is a beautiful space for cutting-edge art located in downtown Oaklands’ arts district.
Marissa Aroy / GALA PRESENTATIONS / USA / 2013 / Bay Area Connection, Documentary / 26 minsDELANO MANONGS tells the oft-overlooked story of how Filipino leader Larry Itliong and the thousands of Filipino farmworkers rallied with their Chicano comrades to form the United Farm Workers. Their inspiring fight brought national attention to the plight of the working class and formed a legacy still celebrated today.
Precedes: Closing Night Party