In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, New Mexico PBS presents a free screening of
“Foreigners in Their Own Land” (Episode 1 of 6)

Thursday, October 22, 2015
7:00pm — 9:00pm
National Hispanic Cultural Center
Bank of America Theatre
1701 4th Street SW Albuquerque, NM 87102

Register here: Coming Soon!

Tickets will be available one hour prior to the event at the NHCC box office.

New Mexico PBS will air the series Tuesdays October 6–November 10 at 10pm on KNME-TV, Channel 5.1
Join narrator Benjamin Bratt for a documentary series that chronicles the rich and varied history of Latinos, who have for the past 500-plus years helped shape what is today the United States and have become the country’s largest minority group.

Episode One “Foreigners in Their Own Land”: Survey the history and people from 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, the U.S. expands into territories in the Southwest that had been home to Native Americans and English and Spanish colonies, and as the Mexican-American War strips Mexico of half its territories by 1848. Running time: 60 minutes.