NCLAFF Environmental Series 2019

The NC Latin American Film Festival is proud to announce its environmental series, part of the program for this year festival.

OCT 20 – Sunday – 7pm | Rubenstein Arts Center Film Theater, Duke
La Cordillera de los Sueños | The Cordillera of Dreams
Dir. Patricio Guzmán. Chile.85 minutes. 2019. Spanish with English subtitles.

OCT 24 – Thursday – 7pm | Mandela Auditorium, Global Education Center, UNC-CH*
Low Hanging Fruit
. Dir. Kaley Clements. 2019. Mexico-USA. 50 min.

Shown with a short film: Konagxeka: The story of the Maxakali’s Flood, Dir. Isael Maxakali and Charles Bicalho. 2016. Brazil. 12 min. Introduction by filmmaker Charles Bicalho)
*Parking available in parking garage for $1 for the evening.

OCT 26 – Saturday – 5:30pm | Richard White Lecture Hall, Duke East Campus
Puerto Rico after María: Energy Security and Reconstruction.
Panel discussion with Film Director Roque Nonini, Sandy Smith-Nonini (Anthropology, UNC), Cecilio Ortiz García, (Co-Founder National Institute of Energy and Island Sustainability, University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez), Elizabeth Albright & Dalia Patino-Echeverri (NSOE, Duke), with participation of student groups from UNC-CH & Duke Engage.

*Spanglish food truck will be parked in front between the panel discussion and film screening.

OCT 26 – Saturday – 7pm | Richard White Lecture Hall, Duke East Campus
Dis.em.POWER.ed: Puerto Rico’s Perfect Storm

Dir. Sandy Smith-Nonini & Roque Nonini. Puerto Rico. 2019. 50 min.
Aftermath: Puerto Ricans Rebuild After María
School of Media and Journalism, UNC-CH. Q&A after the film with directors Sandy Smith-Nonini and Roque Nonini.

Presented by WGELA. Supported by:

OCT 27 – Sunday – 7pm | Richard White Lecture Hall, Duke East Campus
Grazing the Amazon,
Dir. Marco Isensee e Sa. Brazil. 2018. 50 min.
Presented by WGELA. Event launching the Duke Graduate Working Group on Rethinking the Amazon.

Shown with short film Kuwoi Wujan Dir: Jose Luis Cote. Colombia. 2018. 5 min. Jiw language with English subtitles.

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