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  • Hotels & Restaurants

    By jprather on September 25, 2018
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    During your time in Chapel Hill, we would like to recommend these hotel accomodations and restaurants: Local Hotels 2018-19 Local Restaurants 2018-2019
  • La pantalla luminosa: cine centroamericano actual

    By jprather on September 18, 2018
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    A talk by Dr. María Lourdes Cortés, Universidad de Costa Rica Friday, October 5, 2018 6 PM, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, FedEx Global Education Center, UNC-CH Dr. Cortés is a recognized historian of Central American Cinema. She teaches at the Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR), and is the former director of CINERGIA, Foundation for the Development of the Audiovisual in Central […]
  • Pedro Infante Dressed Up as Thor

    By jprather on September 7, 2018
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    Pedro Infante Dressed Up as Thor: Mexican Fan Art, Mexican Film History, and Global Media Wednesday, October 10, 2018 1:25-2:40pm, West Duke 105, Duke East Campus Lecture by Prof. Anne Rubenstein, Professor of History, York University, Toronto The most famous figures of Mexican film – Pedro Infante, Sara García, Jorge Negrete, Agustín Lara, María Félix, Cantinflas, Delores del Río, La […]
  • The Crisis of Brazilian Democracy

    By jprather on August 27, 2018
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    Friday, October 26, 2018 5:30 pm, Frederic Jameson Gallery, Friedl Building, Duke East Campus The Crisis of Brazilian Democracy: A conversation with Brazilian filmmaker Maria Augusta Ramos, Professor John French, and Wesley Hogan, Director of the Center for Documentary Studies (A full screening of Ramos’ The Trial is scheduled for Saturday Oct 27, at 7pm, at the Rubenstein Arts Center Film Theater.) […]
  • La Reina de España | The Queen of Spain

    By jprather on August 23, 2018
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    Thursday, November 8, 2018 7pm. Mandela Auditorium, UNC-Chapel Hill. PRAGDA Series Directed by Fernando Trueba. Spain. 2017. 128 min. Spanish with English subtitles. After enjoying a successful career in Hollywood, Spanish actress Macarena Granada (a luminous Penélope Cruz) returns home to play Queen Isabella in an epic period film that has the local media buzzing. Once in Spain, she runs […]
  • La Soledad | Solitude

    By jprather on August 23, 2018
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    Thursday, November 1, 2018 7pm. Mandela Auditorium, UNC-Chapel Hill. PRAGDA Series Directed by Jorge Thielen-Armand. Venezuela/Canada. 2016. 89 min. Spanish with English subtitles. Handyman José lives with his family in La Soledad, a ramshackle villa located in what was once among Caracas’ most affluent neighborhoods. After learning that the villa’s owners are planning to sell the estate, José seeks any […]
  • Frágil equilibrio | Delicate Balance

    By jprather on August 23, 2018
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    Thursday, October 25, 2018 7pm. Mandela Auditorium, UNC-Chapel Hill. PRAGDA Series Directed by Guillermo García López. Chile/Mexico/Spain/Uruguay/Japan. 2016. 81 min. Centered around an extensive interview with José “Pepe” Mújica, the former President of Uruguay who gained notoriety on the world stage as a rare politician: one that lives according to the ideas and principles he preaches, “Delicate Balance” is a […]
  • Desde Allá | From Afar

    By jprather on August 23, 2018
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    Sunday, October 14, 2018 7pm. Silverspot Cinema, Chapel Hill Directed by Lorenzo Vigas. Venezuela-Mexico. 2015. 94 min. Spanish with English subtitles. Will be followed by a reception. This is a ticketed event due to limited seating, and tickets are SOLD OUT. Armando, a 50-year-old man, (Alfredo Castro) seeks young men in Caracas and pays them just for company. One day he […]
  • El Techo | On the Roof

    By jprather on August 23, 2018
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    Friday, October 12, 2018 7pm. Mandela Auditorium, UNC-Chapel Hill. PRAGDA series Directed by Patricia Ramos. Cuba/Nicaragua. 2017. 75 min. Spanish with English subtitles. In this feel-good ensemble dramedy, a flat rooftop in an old Havana neighborhood is the natural habitat for three friends who spend their days and nights dreaming about the future. Yasmani is an amateur pigeon fancier who […]
  • Vazante

    By jprather on August 23, 2018
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    Monday, November 12, 2018 7pm. Mandela Auditorium, UNC-Chapel Hill Directed by Daniela Thomas. Brazil. 2017. 116 min. Portuguese with English subtitles. Forced to marry a slave trader, young Beatriz faces physical and emotional unrest beyond her years in this lyrical and nuanced historical mood piece. Upon returning from a trading expedition, Antonio discovers that his wife has died in labor. […]

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