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A Conversation on "The Celine Archive"

With director Celine Parreñas Shimizu and Jonas Rivera of Pixar Animation Studios
Celine Parreñas Shimizu and Jonas Rivera
Thursday, October 14, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
virtual event - online
Presented by: 
Arts Division

A 1-hour Zoom conversation on the documentary film The Celine Archive with director Celine Parreñas Shimizu, M.F.A., Ph.D., Dean of the Arts at UC Santa Cruz, and Jonas Rivera, Senior Vice President of Film Production at Pixar Animation Studios. Presented in honor of Filipinx American History month.

View the documentary The Celine Archive from October 12-15 at:
Use passcode: TCA_98123

Register for the Zoom conversation here:

In 1932, Celine Navarro was buried alive by her own community of Filipino Americans in Northern California. Grief-stricken filmmaker Celine Parreñas Shimizu, finding kinship with Navarro’s long-lost story, exhumes her tragic life while trying to unravel the mystery of her murder. Along with the fascinating figure of Celine Navarro, this documentary paints a vivid portrait of the early Filipino migrant community struggling with widespread racism and their own poisonous misogyny.