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Ulysses: A New Hope in the Heartland
Film
2014

This film features immigrants, all from Mexico, currently living in Ulysses Kansas and take the time to reflect on the changes the small town has made to accommodate a population that is now the majority. Those featured in the film will be present during the premier and available to answer questions and share reflections.

As many rural communities struggle with the negatives effects of depopulation, immigrants from Latin America and Southeast Asia are sparking a renaissance of entrepreneurs and renewed cultural vitality in Ulysses.
Turning Points: Stories of Change, a series of short films that explore pivotal moments in four Kansas communities, made possible by the Kansas Humanities Council.