Film Series

2017 Oct 01

Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Film / BLIFF 2017: I Dream In Another Language

6:00pm

Location: 

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...

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2017 Sep 28

Looking Out for the Queer in Latin American Film / BLIFF 2017: Chavela

7:00pm

Location: 

Bright Family Screening Room at the Emerson Paramount Center

Boston Latino International Film Festival 2017 presents: 

Chavela

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Documentary, 92 mins, Catherine Gund & Daresha Kyi, USA, 2017

Co-presented by Bright Lights Series at Emerson College, the Wicked Queer Festival and the Independent Film Festival of Boston; also, in collaboration...

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2017 Sep 29

Boston Latino International Film Festival

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium (S010), 1730 Cambridge Street

DRCLAS is pleased to co-sponsor several screenings of the 2017 Boston Latino International Film Festival (BLIFF). In its 15th year, the festival remains committed to its mission of "using the power of film to break stereotypes bring cultures and communities together and reveal the complex issues that affect the Latino community in the United States and Latin America."

The 2017 programming is aligned with this mission and expands the festival’s scope. “This year in addition to showcasing films by submission BLIFF will also include many award-winning feature-length films never...

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2019 Apr 19

Central America and the Caribbean Film Series presents: Puerto Rico: Trouble in Paradise

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

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

Opening remarks:...

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2019 Mar 11

Central America & the Caribbean Film Series: Cárcel de árboles / Prison of Trees (Guatemala, 2015)

12:30pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South, S216, 1730 Cambridge Street

Carcel ImageA film by Guillermo Escalón y Rodrigo Rey Rosa

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...

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