The Latin American & Iberian Studies program announces its Spring 2018 Film Series. Films to be screened, with discussion, are:
March 5, To Be A Miss, 7:00-9:00 pm in 206 Kirkbride Hall.
To Be A Miss takes the viewer through the inner workings of Venezuela’s beauty factory, exploring the hopes and dreams of young models as they strive to become the next Miss Venezuela. Following three central protagonists, the film exposes the risks and rewards associated with this multi-billion dollar industry while showing how nationalism, personal ambition, and the influence of mass media have transformed the lives of ordinary women in the country. This film is part of the Women & Gender Studies’ 32nd Annual Women’s History Month Film Series
Milagro en Roma (Miracle in Rome), 7:00-9:00 pm in 005 Kirkbride Hall. Milagro en Roma is a film adapted from Gabriel García Márquez's short story "La Santa".
Death and the Compass, 7:00-8:30 pm in 005 Kirkbride Hall - based on a Jorge Luis Borges story.
Neruda, 6:00-8:00 pm in 005 Kirkbride Hall - a 2017 biography of the Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda
A flyer may be downloaded here.