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UCI Latin American Studies Center partners with Bowers Museum on film series

Department: Humanities Commons

Post Date: December 21, 2016

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The UCI Latin American Studies Center is co-presenting a film series "Sustainable Cinema" at the Bowers Museum, with funding from UCI Illuminations and UCHRI
All films presented in the Norma Kershaw Auditormium; tickets $6 members and general public. The series is co-sponsored by UCI Illuminations and the UC Humanities Research Institute.

January 22, 2017
MOOD : Directed by Carlos Pérez Rojas (Mixe, Mexico, 2014) (experimental, 5:17 min)
MËJK : Directed by Carlos Pérez Rojas (Mixe, Mexico 2014) (documentary, 42 min) New video TBA
These documentary and experimental videos were made in collaboration with members of an indigenous Mixe community organization, Video Tamix,in Oaxaca, Mexico, which produced radio, video, and television programs beginning in the 1990s.
Lecture and Bilingual Q&A by Erica Wortham, Professional Lecturer, George Washington University Author, Indigenous Media in Mexico: Culture, Community, and the State (Duke University Press, 2013)

April 23, 2017
Patrimonio, a documentary by Sarah Teale and Lisa F. Jackson
A multi-billion dollar American development is poised to engulf a small coastal community in Mexico with a mega hotel/condo complex. But local people are banding together to save their way of life and the delicate ecosystem on which they all depend.

May 14, 2017
Directed by Alex Rivera, Sleep Dealer is a Sundance award-winning sci-fi thriller packed with stunning visuals and strong social and political themes.