As part of the Teaching International Program, Estefania Tocado-Orviz and I (with the sponsor of Alianza Latina) have created the Latin America/Spanish Movie Series.
Every movie will be followed by a conversation about the topic.
All the movies are with subtitle or in English.
February 21Movie: "Sin Nombre (Without Name)"
Topic: Immigration in USA.
March 15Movie: "Biutiful"
Topic: Immigration and Fatherhood in Spain.
March 29Movie: "Volver"
Topic: Family ties and women sisterhood in the "Latino" culture.
April 10Movie: "La Historia Oficial" (Official History) or "Missing"
Topics: Human Right Violation during the Dictator's regime in Argentina (first movie) or Chile (Second Movie).
Movie: "La Nana" (The maid)
Topic: A woman feels she must fight to hold on to her place in the household where she's been a servant for much of her life.