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VOCES: Porvenir, Texas

Descendants of Juan Florez, who survived the Porvenir massacre, gather to commemorate the event.
Courtesy of Latino Public Broadcasting
Descendants of Juan Florez, who survived the Porvenir massacre, gather to commemorate the event.

Airs Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 at 11 p.m. on KPBS TV

Discover the true story behind the 1918 massacre of 15 Mexican men in this tiny border town. 100 years later, VOCES "Porvenir, Texas" asks what led to the events of that fateful night and reveals the tensions that still remain along the border a century later.

The full film is available to stream on demand through Oct. 19, 2019.

Credits:

Director/Producer: Andrew Shapter/Christina Fernandez. Latino Public Broadcasting.

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