[Blackstudies-l] International Film Series - Spring 2014 Program
mcewen at geneseo.edu
Tue Feb 18 07:57:23 EST 2014
The Alan Lutkus International Film Series is proud to present our
exciting slate of films for the Spring 2014 season on the theme of
Diasporas of Color. Please announce and attend our screenings, all free
and open to the public:
*February 20: "Harvest of Empire"* (USA, 2012; 90 min.).Timely
examination of the connection between U.S. intervention in Latin America
and today's immigration crisis. Discussant:Kyle Matthews, Languages and
*March 06: ****"Red Cry"* (Lakota Nation, 2002; 111 min.).Documentary
produced by the Lakota Solidarity Project to expose the struggles faced
by the Lakota Nation owing to government and corporate interests.
Discussant:Paul Pacheco, Anthropology.
***March 21: "Amistad" *(USA, 1997; 155 min.).Based on the true story
of the 1839 mutiny of Mende slaves who, in transit to the United States,
took control of the ship "La Amistad" off the coast of Cuba.
Discussant:Justin Behren, History.
*April 10th: "The Journals of Musan" *(South Korea, 2010. 127
min.).Historically based chronicle of the discriminations and
disillusionment confronted in South Korea by a North Korean
defector.Discussant:Changkuk Jung, Political Sciences/International
*April 25: *"Tey" (Senegal, 2013; 88 min.). A diasporic, joyous tale
of the final day in the life of Satché, as he embarks on a reverse
journey from the U.S. to his native Senegal.In French and Wolof, with
English subtitles.Discussant:Maria Lima, English.
Dr. Rose McEwen
Coordinator, Latin American Studies Program
Dept. of Languages and Literatures
Welles Hall 211
Geneseo, NY 14454
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