Today, we kick off a week of four film events with Campo de jogo (Sunday Ball). The film covers an annual favela soccer championship held just steps away from Rio de Janeiro’s famous Maracanã Stadium. The film will be shown today, Wednesday February 25th at 12 pm, in Room 223 of 13-19 University Place. Following the screening will be a conversation with the film’s director, Eryk Rocha.
More information and map here.
CineCLACS is proud to present the first in our Indocumentales/Undocumentaries Film Series, Cesar’s Last Fast. Featuring never before seen footage, Cesar’s Last Fast brings to light the sacrifice and humanity of Cesar Chavez’s 1988 “Fast for Life” made to honor the plight of migrant farm workers.
CineCLACS and Cinema Tropical will screen Cesar’s Last Fast today, Wednesday February 25th at 6:30 pm in the King Juan Carlos Center Auditorium. Click here for directions and to RSVP.
Find out more about the film here.
On Friday, February 27th and Saturday the 28th, NYU Tisch begins their Encrucijadas/Encruzhilhadas Dialgoues for Latin American Cinemas 2015 –Corpos/Corpus/Corpses Symposium. The two-day symposium gathers scholars, curators, filmmakers and graduate students to discuss the connections between materiality, canonicty and corporeality in Latin American film. The symposium will feature screenings, curatorships, academic panels, and roundtables with programmers and filmmakers over the two days.
View the Symposium Schedule here.
Saturday evening there will be a screening of Through a Lens Darkly followed by a Q+A with Filmmaker Thomas Allen Harris led by CLACS Faculty Aisha Khan. The documentary explores the role that photography has played in shaping the identity, aspirations and social emergence of African Americans from slavery to the present.
This event will be held at 4 pm at 80 Lafayette in the Laft Lounge.
Please join CLACS at what are sure to be eye opening film events this week.
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