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Storyteller’s Festival

April 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am - April 23, 2022 @ 10:00 pm


Join us for the Storyteller’s Film, Poetry & Arts Festival featuring local artists, filmmakers, and poets including Pitzer’s first Artist-Activist in Residence, Pomona Poet Laureate, David Judah 1.


10 AM – Kicking off Fridays’ events is the Chican@-Latin@ Film Fest,  hosted by Dr. Lani Cupchoy’s Digitizing Testimonies course with Keynote Luis J. Rodriguez and Poet-Authors David Romero & Matt Sedillo. (Benson)

12 PM – Indigitize Youth Media Arts & Activism presents poetry books & book signing hosted by Sherman Indian High School and Media Arts for Social Justice – with Lorene Sisquoc & David Judah 1 (Benson)

1:30 PM – Poet Laureate Panel – Pitzer Artist-in-Residence David Judah 1 Oliver & Luis Rodriguez (Benson)

3 PM  LionLike MindState Open Mic – Hosted by David Judah 1, Ces One & Treesje M. Powers (McConnell Apron)

6 PM – 909 Film Festival – hosted by Media Studies & Media Arts for Social Justice (Benson)

8 PM –  Latine Student Union Open Mic – hosted by LSU (McConnell Apron)

10 AM- 8 PM – Arts Vendors (Mounds)  

12-8 PM – Food Trucks (Clock Tower)


10 AM – Writing Workshop – hosted by Poet Laureate David Judah 1 Oliver & the Writing Center (McConnell Living Room)

10 AM – 8 PM – Visual Arts Exhibition – All-Day with judging at 5 pm (Outdoor Tents)

11 AM – Hip Hop Concert – hosted by LionLike MindState with Noah James, Triune/The Combine, Judah1, and Cess One (McConnell Apron)

12 PM – Acoustic Open Mic for singers & musicians, hosted by Superb (Grove House – Outdoor Classroom)

2 PM – Art for Healing Showcase –  with David Judah 1, Bess Kepp, Superb, Matt,  & Treesje M. Powers  (McConnell Apron)

3:30 PM – LGBTQ Open Mic – (Grove House – Outdoor Classroom)

5 PM – Asian Pacific American Coalition Open Mic – hosted by APAC. (Grove House – Outdoor Classroom)

8:00 PM – Poetry Slam & Awards. (McConnell Apron)

10 AM – 8 PM – Arts Vendors (mounds)  

12-8 PM – Food Trucks (clock tower)

This Latinx Film, Arts, and Poetry Festival features social justice-driven community-based projects from Dr. Lani Cupchoy’s CHLT 55 Digitizing Testimonios course, Claremont Colleges Chicanx Latinx Students, and K-12 partners.

Register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/storytellers-poetry-arts-film-festival-registration-295508011417

This event is brought to you by Pitzer’s Community Engagement Center, Writing Center, Campus Life Committee, Latinx Student Union, and Intercollegiate Department of Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies at the Claremont Colleges, LionLike Mindstate, and the Media Arts for Social Justice, Digitizing Testimonios, and Black People in the Inland Empire classes offered at Pitzer College.


April 22, 2022 @ 10:00 am
April 23, 2022 @ 10:00 pm
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