Speakers: Oliver J. Curtis, film co-Director and Gabriel Muñoz Moreno, film co-Director Moderators: Diane Davis, Charles Dyer Norton Professor of Regional Planning and Urbanism, Graduate School of Design; Jose Castillo, Graduate School of Design
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010), 1730 Cambridge Street
Trouble in Paradise: Puerto Rico After Maria
A look at 21st century Puerto Rico, especially in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria and the preexisting crisis. Conversation about the status quo and communities standing up when faced with social abandonment.
Presented in collaboration with Inquilinos Boricuas en Accion (IBA), Universidad Interamericana de Puerto Rico School of Law, Consulado General de México en Boston, Boston Latino International Film Festival (BLIFF) and The Cultural Agents Initiative at Harvard
Chained and tortured, dozens of youths from the United States and from prominent Guatemalan families were held captive in the depths of the Guatemalan jungle in the 1970s and 1980s. With the complicity of the military high command that governed Guatemala at the time...
West Village F Room 020 at Northeastern University
I Dream in Another Language (Narrative, 101 mins)
Ernesto Contreras Mexico/Netherlands 2016
Co-presented by the Independent Film Festival of Boston and in collaboration with the ARTS@DRCLAS Series Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Film and Video Art (Fall 2017 – Spring 2018) A young linguist travels to the jungle of Mexico to research a language on the verge of disappearing. Once there he discoverers its last two speakers clashed 50 years ago and have refused to speak to each other since. Attempting...