From the Fields

The College of Education and the College of Liberal Arts invites you to attend one of three screenings of the documentarFrom the Fields: An American Journey by American University Professor Carolyn Brown .  This a 30-minute documentary follows the life of Damian Trujillo: from farmworker in the Salinas Valley to San Jose State University to the NBC Newsroom. From the Fields: An American Journey has been aired on NBC stations around the country and has won has won a Gracie for Outstanding Director, the California Film Award Orson Welles Grand Award and the CreaTV Award- Excellence in Directing 

Read the press release about this event.
View the publicity poster (PDF) for this event.

Please join us for one of the screenings below:
     10:00 a.m. - May 2, ES 411 Chicanas/os Film class, Darkside Cinema, 215 SW 4th Street
     6:30 p.m. - May 2, Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave., public reception following the presentation
     3:00 p.m. - May 3,  OSU Film Screening (in conjunction with TCE 576 ESOL class), Furman 101

Everyone is welcome to attend one or more of the above screenings.


All screenings will be followed by an open Question and Answer session with the filmmaker.  Questions can be submitted in advance to Please note the session you are planning to attend.

From the fields movie poster