(2017) (United States)
Screening Block C All Ages Sat Feb 24 12PM
Meet the Latina conductor breaking barriers with music. Paula Nava Madrigal is one of a small percentage of female music conductors in the United States.As an immigrant from Mexico, now based in Seattle, she has made it her mission to bring classical music to immigrant and refugee youth who normally would not have access to classical music.
Director/Writer/Producer: Laila Kazmi
Laila Kazmi is a Seattle-based producer and writer. Her stories have appeared on KCTS 9 television, Seattle’s PBS station. Her articles have been published in PBS NewsHour, The Seattle Times, COLORLINES, and Pakistan’s daily Dawn. Laila has lived in Seattle, Chicago, Bahrain, and Karachi (Pakistan). She is currently a senior producer at KCTS 9, Seattle’s PBS television station.