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The Devil’s Miner in metro Washington DC

April 28, 2006

Special FREE pre-broadcast screening on Saturday, May 6, 11:00am —
THE DEVIL’S MINER
Presented by Maryland Public Television, ITVS and AFI

Living in poverty with their mother in the mountains of Bolivia, 14-year-old Basilio and his 12-year-old brother, Bernardino, work long shifts in the Cerro Rico silver mines, where they brave deadly conditions to earn enough money to attend school. THE DEVIL’S MINER follows the brothers into the underground mining tunnels as they tempt fate in order to gain a better life.

The film will be followed by a discussion. RSVP to itvs.cinema@gmail.com to ensure a seat.

See it at AFI Silver Theatre, 8633 Colesville Road, Silver Spring, MD 20910.

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