Dr William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library
Grossmont Healthcare District - A Public Agency Serving San Diego's East County Region
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Movie Matinee

Dr. William C. Herrick Community Health Care Library Movie Matinee August 27, 2014-Bless Me, Ultima. Featuring Miriam Colon, Luke Ganalon, Dolores Heredia, Benito Martinez. This film adaption of Rudolfo Anaya's controversial novel is about a young boy, Antonio (Ganalon), and the enigmatic healer, Ultima (Colon), who opens his eyes to a spiritual realm he never knew existed. Set in New Mexico in the early 1940s as the world plunges into war for a second time, Antonio must grapple with new and harsh realities all around him. His life is changed forever by the arrival of Ultima, an elderly medicine woman with seemingly supernatural healing powers, who has come to his family on a mission of kindness. Ultima inspires Antonio to question authority and see the world in new ways, even as the young boy witnesses a series of events that forever change his concepts of divinity and fate. Columbia Pictures directed by Carl Franklin PG-13, 102 minutes, 2011. Popcorn will be served.

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9001 Wakarusa Street
La Mesa, CA 91942


Phone: 619.825.5010
Fax: 619.825.5011

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Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 9 AM – 8 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 8 AM – 12 noon
Sunday: Closed