Submitted by ub on Fri, 05/02/2014 - 09:07

As one of the 11 million undocumented Americans in this country and one of over 500,000 in New York City alone, Jose Antonio Vargas decided to out himself and tell his story to change the conversation about immigration.

DOCUMENTED will be released nationwide in 11 cities across America, and it premiers here in New York City TONIGHT.

The film is a personal glimpse into the complexities of Jose’s immigration status and his life. DOCUMENTED is only in the city for ONE WEEK and don’t miss your opportunity to join us this weekend. Buy your tickets today!

DOCUMENTED | May 2 - 8
Village East Cinema 189 East 2nd Avenue (at 12th Street)
Advance Tickets at
A special rate is available for groups of 25 or more (purchased in-person at the cinema box office)

In addition, Jose will have focused discussions with local leaders who support immigrant communities in NYC.

Friday May 2 | 7:30pm Screening
9:00pm - 9:30pm Panel: Immigrant and Civil Rights
Steve Choi, Executive Director, New York Immigration Coalition
Bertha Lewis, Executive Director, The Black Institute
Jose Antonio Vargas, Documented

Saturday May 3 | 3:00pm Screening
4:30pm - 5:00pm Q&A: Intersection of Immigrants and Culture
Tony Choi, Communications & Education Associate, MinKwon Center for Community Action
Jose Antonio Vargas, Documented

Monday, May 5 | 7:30pm Screening
9:00pm - 9:30pm Panel: Support and Mentorship for Undocumented Students
Julissa Arce, Chairman & Co-Founder, Ascend Educational Fund
Bianca N. Martinez, College Advisor, National College Advising Corps
Jose Antonio Vargas, Documented