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Renewed interest in ‘After I Pick the Fruit’

In early 2017, film director, Nancy Ghertner, was invited to screen the documentary, After I Pick the Fruit, at Hobart and Williams Smith Colleges. The March 6th screening was sponsored by JOY. This youth group, Justice Organization for Youth, is sponsored by Rural and Migrant Ministry and is based at Liturgia in Lyons, New York. read more »

Oak Institute of Colby College Screening, Nov. 12th, 2015

Colby College’s Oak Institute of International Human Rights, presents After I Pick the Fruit as part of its – Human Rights in a Global Perspective fall class. The screening is Thursday, November 12th, at 7 PM in Diamond Hall, Colby College, Waterville, Me. Contact Meghan Kelly – mkelly@colby.edu

‘Fruit’ film highlights immigrant workers

November 25, 2013 Naj Wikoff – Correspondent, Lake Placid News “After I Pick the Fruit” screened at the Keene Valley Public Library, Tuesday, November 18, 2013 to a full audience. The film was sponsored by the Central New York Chapter of the Civil Liberties Union. Quoted: “After the screening Martha Swan, director of John Brown Lives! read more »

Columbia Arts Center Presents film as part of Mt. Hood Film Series 2013

80 people attended the screening of “After I Pick the Fruit” at the Columbia Arts Center, Wednesday evening, September 25th in Hood River, Oregon.  Catherine Butler, Performance Director said,  “We asked two women both Hispanic to speak briefly after the film.  One was a child of migrant workers and the other immigrated to this country read more »

After I Pick the Fruit humanizes migrant women

The Committee on U.S. – Latin American Relations (CUSLAR) at Cornell University reviews the documentary film – ‘After I Pick the Fruit’ – in connection with its recent screening at Cornell University. The review, written by Kathleen Sexsmith, highlights the position of the film in context of the apple growing region of New York State. read more »