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Arts & Ideas Committee

Dr. Lisa Eck
Chair

Brian Bishop
Dr. Sarah Cole
Jennifer Donabed
Millie Gonzalez
Jonathan Lee
Dan Magazu
Roxana Marrero
Dr. Carlos Martinez
Bonnie Mitchell
Robin Robinson
Luis Rodriguez
Ben Trapanick
Dr. Linda Vaden-Goad
Dr. Samuel Witt

Fall 2014 Series

The World in Flicks is a series of film screenings sponsored by the World Languages Department, Arts & Ideas and the Multicultural Center. This year's series ties into the And Justice for All Series. Admission is free to students, faculty and staff.

Each film screening will take place at 6:30 p.m. in the Multicultural Center inside Whittemore Library on the selected dates below:

Thursday, September 18
Chico & Rita

(Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal & Tono Errando, 2012, Spain, UK)
Chico is a dashing piano player and Rita is an enchanting and beautiful Havana night club singer. When they meet, the sparks fly and they fall madly in love. An epic romance unfolds as the pair travels the glamorous stages of 1940s/1950s.

Wednesday, October 1
La Yuma

(Florence Jaugey, 2011, Nicaragua)
With an extraordinary performance by Alma Blanco as Yuma, Jaugey’s film allows us the rare opportunity to get a glimpse of everyday life in this Central American country. Pre-selection for the Oscars® Academy Awards 2011 for Best Foreign Film.

Thursday, October 16
Undertow (Contracorriente)

(Javier Fuentes Leon, 2010, Peru, Colombia, France Germany)
Examines the complicated intersection of manhood, masculinity, sexuality and tradition. With its emotionally charged love story, sweeping images of the beautiful Peruvian coastline, and excellent cast, Undertow has received an outpouring of critical acclaim.

Wednesday, October 29
Wilaya

(Pedro Perez Rosado, 2012, Spain)
With unprecedented access to the Sahrawi community, Pedro Pérez Rosado, provides a voice to this unrepresented group of refugees and their struggle for independence.

Wednesday, November 12
Illiterate (Las Analfabetas)

(Moises Sepulveda, 213, Chile)
Ximena is an illiterate woman in her fifties, who has learned to live on her own in order to keep her illiteracy as a secret. Jackelin, is a young unemployed elementary school teacher, who tries to convince Ximena to take reading classes.

 

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