Considered the most influential contemporary Puerto Rican filmmaker, Jacobo Morales is the director of Dios los Cría, What Happened to Santiago, Linda Sara, and Angel. Morales is known for an eclectic career as an actor, playwright, poet, writer and filmmaker. His third film, What Happened to Santiago, received an Oscar nomination for best foreign film. In May 2011, the acclaimed director will be honored at the city of Boston. He will visit Harvard to talk about his trajectory and for a screening of his first film, Dios los Cría.
The event will be in Spanish. The film will be presented in Spanish with English subtitles
This event is sponsored by the Cultural Agents Initiative, the Romance Languages Department, Arts@DRCLAS, the Puerto-Rican Veterans Monument Square Association and the WBUR ¡Con Salsa! Radio Show.