Sepember 16 to October 15, 2013
This year the festival features a series focused on the life of diasporic communities,using films, documentaries, panel discussions, lectures, class visits and open forums, with a special attention to hemispheric Native and Indigenous audiovisual production.
This year the festival features 27 films, from eleven countries, with the presence of fifteen filmmakers. The festival includes feature length films, short films, and documentary films, grouped in three series:
1. Spanish and Latin/o American Film Series (LFS): Curated by Samuel Amago and Cristina Carrasco, Romance Languages and Literatures UNC-CH. Thanks to PRAGDA, an independent cultural initiative to promote Spanish and Latin American cinema and a film distribution company, through the Spanish Film Club, which offers to help universities bring the very best in contemporary Spanish and Latin American cinema to campuses to introduce students to the language and cultures of these territories.
Location: Bingham 103, UNC. Chapel Hill | Dates: September 24 - October 1.
Location: Nelson Mandela Auditorium (GEC) | Dates: October 8 & 15
Film Screenings: 7.00 pm.
Sponsored by: PRAGDA, Romance Languages UNC-CH, Center for Global Initiatives UNC-CH
2. Native & Indigenous Film Series | October 4, 5,6,7 & 9
Location: RICHARD WHITE AUDITORIUM. Duke East Campus; NELSON MANDELA AUDITORIUM. GEC, UNC-CH; GRIFFITH FILM THEATER. Bryan Center, Duke. See especial program and related events
Sponsored by: Hemispheric Indigeneity in the Global Age, Mellon Foundation -Partnership in a Global Age grant; American Indian Center, UNC-CH; Native and Indigenous Studies, UNC-CH, Duke Center for Canadian Studies.
Thanks to Native Networks, American Experience, Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at NYU
3. Jews and Muslims in Latin/o America and the Caribbean Series (JMS) | October, 1 & 2. 2013
Location: Bingham 103, UNC; John Hope Franklin Center at Duke; and the Griffith Film Theatre at Duke | Dates: October 1 & 2
Academic Event: W@TC, October 2, noon-1pm.
| Film Screenings: 7.00 pm.
"This events are part of the Center for European Studies' initiative, "Jews & Muslims: Histories, Diasporas, and the Meaning of the European," funded through a Andrew W. Mellon Foundation grant and the Duke University Office of the Provost, and co-sponsored by the Center for Jewish Studies, and Duke Islamic Studies Center."
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
NOTE. Films in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Arabic, Native and Indigenous languages with English Subtitles
2013 NC Latin American Film Festival Venues:
In Durham: Holton Career and Resource Center, 401 North Driver Street; The Carolina Theatre of Durham, Cinema 1, 309 W Morgan St, Durham; at Duke University’s the Richard White Auditorium, East Campus; the Griffith Film Theater at the Bryan Center; and the John Hope Franklin Center, room 240. In Chapel Hill: at the University of North Carolina Binham Hall, 103; and the Nelson Mandela Auditorium at the FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St, Chapel Hill.
Organized by The Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University.
This event is made possible through funding by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, US Department of Education, and the Duke University Provost Office. Co-sponsored by the Institute for the Study of the Americas at UNC-CH, Duke Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Duke Program in Latino/a Studies in the Global South, Duke Dance Program, Duke Center for Canadian Studies, Duke Center for European Studies, Duke Islamic Studies Center, Duke Screen/Society, UNC-CH Romance Languages and Literatures, UNC-CH Center for Global Initiatives, The Ackland Art Museum at UNC-CH, PRAGDA, and the Carolina Theatre of Durham.
Thanks to Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies NYU.