Past Event

Sep 29 | 7:00 pm

Bright Lights:Fly So Far

Directed by Celina Escher

Free Event

Co-presented as part of Cinefest Latino with the Boston Women’s Film Festival, the Roxbury International Film Festival and GlobeDocs

After serving ten years behind bars for her miscarriage, considered by her government to be an act of aggravated murder, Teodora Vásquez becomes a spokesperson for the other 16 Salvadoran women behind bars for the same “crime” in this story of sorority, resilience, and solidarity. Panel discussion on abortion access at home and abroad following the screening.


How to access screenings

Tickets are free and available on a first come basis at the Paramount Center box office (559 Washington Street) starting at noon on the day of show. We will also make 50 tickets available for online reservations at that time as well. Keep an eye on our social media to see if a film is likely to “sell out.” Any Emerson classes or community organizations attending as a group may reach out to to reserve seats.



Emerson Paramount Center
Bright Family Screening Room
559 Washington St, Boston, MA 02111


Sep 29, 2022 | 7:00 pm

Post Film Q&A

Panel discussion on abortion access at home and abroad following the screening.


88 minutes


Please Note

Proof of vaccination or a negative test is required for entry

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FILM - English subtitles only (no captions)

Intro, Trailer and Conversation (captioned)


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The Bright Lights Cinema Series is presented by the Department of Visual and Media Arts at Emerson College. The mission of the series is to create community through cinema and welcomes both Emerson faculty, students, and staff as well as the general public.
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