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United Shades of America Screening & Conversation with W. Kamau Bell

  • Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art 5905 Wilshire Boulevard Los Angeles, CA, 90036 United States (map)

Free screening of Season 3, Episode 1 of United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell
Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art

reserve free tickets here

"The U.S./Mexico Border"
Kamau travels to the U.S./Mexico border to find out what life is really like for the people living there.  Kamau visits with friend and artist/activist Favianna Rodriguez and sits down with an engineer who talks about the proposed new wall and the ethics behind building such a permanent structure. After taking a trip with the border patrol and touring the pre-existing wall, Kamau meets with the people who deal with the misfortune that comes from migrants trying to cross these incredibly dangerous deserts.  He wraps up his journey by sitting down with the people who were here way before the border existed, the indigenous Tohono O'odham tribe.

In conjunction with Film Independent at LACMA

LACMA | Bing Theate

LACMA member and general-admission tickets can be reserved starting at 12 pm on Thursday, March 22. | Free; limit two tickets.

PLEASE NOTE: Tickets for the screening can be picked up at LACMA’s Ticket Office, located in the Hammer Building, on the day of the event—as early as 11 am. Tickets are for general, unreserved seating. Ticketed guests must be in their Bing Theater seats 15 minutes prior to the advertised start time or seats may be released. Reservations do not guarantee entry, even with a ticket in hand. Entry is first come, first served, so please arrive early. Program and guest participation subject to change or cancellation without prior notice. Tickets are nontransferable and can only be picked up by the individual who purchased or reserved them.