10/14/16 VAEA Film Screening of “Cartoonists: Foot soldiers of Democracy” (2014) by Stéphanie Valloatto

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The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts in collaboration with ViceVersa Magazine is proud to host a screening of
“Cartoonists: Foot soldiers of Democracy” (2014) by Stéphanie Valloatto

Date: Friday October 14th,  2016 
Doors open at 9:30am, screening starts at 10:00am 
Location: WeWork Soho West 69 Charlton St, 2nd Fl.  New York, NY 10014 
Cartoonists: Foot soldiers of Democracy
Stéphanie Valloatto | 2014 | 106min
French | English | Spanish | Russian | Chinese | Danish with English subtitles
General Admission: $10.00
Friends of VAEA*: free
Contact: 917 285 8232 (VAEA) contact@vaearts.org

Cartoonists – Foot Soldiers of Democracy (French: Caricaturistes – Fantassins de la démocratie) is a 2014 documentary film directed by Stéphanie Valloatto about 12 cartoonists around the world who risk their lives to defend democracy. The film premiered in the Special Screenings section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for the César Award for Best Documentary Film at the 40th César Awards. Cartoonists documents 12 lovable lunatics, capturing the comic and tragic in all four corners of the earth: cartoonists who risk their lives to defend democracy, with a smile on their faces and a pencil as their only weapon.

This screening is organized in occasion of:

Bitter Laughter: Political Satire and Freedom of Speech in Latin America and the Caribbean

an international conference by ViceVersa Magazine & The Cooper Union

more info on viceversa-mag.com

About The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts (VAEA)…

VAEA, founded June 131990 is a New York based 501 (c) 3 non-for profit organization with the mission of strengthening the ties of friendship between the United States of America and Venezuela through bi-national social and cultural programs. www.vaearts.org.

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About ViceVersa Magazine…

ViceVersa Magazine is an online digital magazine founded in New York in 2014, with the objective of portraying the talent and positive contribution of Hispanics in the United States in every field. Every week, ViceVersa Magazine publishes a diverse and high-quality content in Spanish, together with an agenda of cultural, international and economic events, for Hispanics in New York.

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About WeWork…

WeWork provides entrepreneurs with beautiful workspace, personalized support, business services, digital tools, benefits, infrastructure, and the flexibility they need to succeed. To learn more about WeWork’s 8 locations in New York City, send an email to joinus@wework.com and let them know you were referred by The Venezuelan American Endowment for the Arts.

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