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‘The Man in the Cowboy Hat’ film screening at JP Branch Library 6 p.m.
October 5, 2017 @ 6:00 pmFree
Carlos Arredondo is best known for saving a life during the Boston Marathon bombing. But his story begins a decade earlier with the death of his own son in the war in Iraq. ‘The Man in the Cowboy Hat’ follows Carlos for ten years as he evolves from a grief stricken father to an influential peace activist to the Boston Marathon bombing hero.
His story of public involvement and private struggle, much of which unfolded in Jamaica Plain, raises important questions about the impact of war on families, patriotism and the American Dream.
The Jamaica Plain Branch Library and filmmakers Janice Rogovin and Laura McLam invite you to join them for the screening and Q&A immediately following.
This program is free and open to the public. Register here to save a spot! https://maninthecowboyhatjplibrary.eventbrite.com
To view the trailer and for more information go to: www.themaninthecowboyhat.com.
'The Man in the Cowboy Hat' was funded in part by Mass Humanities, which receives support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council and is an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
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