Latin American and Caribbean Film in the Era of Neoliberalism (1985-2020)
Fall of 2020. | LATAMER | ROM 390 – 01 (19021)
(NO CREDIT FOR COMMUNITY PARTICIPANTS – IF NEEDED WE CAN GIVE A CERTIFICATION OF PARTICIPATION).
*Three preparatory sessions. Webinar (three sessions). Ten film screening/streaming.
7:00PM-9:30PM* | Online Course | 08/17/2020 – 11/16/2020
Instructors: Kenneth Maffitt, Corin Zaragoza and Miguel Rojas-Sotelo. CLACS
This special course/project explores cinema from and about Latin America and the Caribbean to expand our understanding of this culturally diverse region. We will examine topics such as, history, politics, memory, traditions, cultures, language, and gender through the lens of films by Latin American screenwriters and directors.
This special course will include a number screenings/streaming focused on major themes and subthemes on Latin American and Caribbean Film and participation of filmmakers and scholars in conversations about Latin American and Caribbean Films.
Three preparatory sessions.
Monday. August 17. 7:pm. Course presentation. Latin American Film 1985-2020
Monday. September 14. 7pm. The Neo Liberal Age in Latin America
Monday. September 28. Issues on Latin American and Caribbean Film.
Participants are required to participate in the 2020 NC LAFF Conversations | Friday, October 9, Saturday, October 10, and Saturday, October 17, 2020. (the conversations will be recorded for those that cannot make it to the live virtual meetings). This online seminar (webinar) will cover three major aspects of the production of films in the region:
Globalizing Latin American Cinema | Indigenous, Afro, and Other Cinemas in Latin America | Teaching Latin America and the Caribbean (with/through) Film
Ten Screenings/streaming (of historical LA films)
That will take place from October 9 to 18, every day at 7:00pm.
More information: firstname.lastname@example.org
ALL SESSIONS WILL TAKE PLACE IN ZOOM | MAKE SURE YOU HAVE ACCESS TO INTERNET AT THE TIMES.
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Latin American Film Festival!
The NC Latin American Film Festival celebrates the power and artistry of Latin America’s film and audiovisual production. Its mission is to provide a space in North Carolina for Latin American images, sounds, and stories to reach a wider audience.