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Friday, April 3, 2020

Dean's Forum: The Great American Lie

Film - Documentary | April 3 | 3-6 p.m. | 1102 Berkeley Way West

 Jennifer Siebel Newsom, Filmmaker, The Representation Project

 Caroline Heldman, Professor of Politics, Occidental College; Pastor Michael McBride, Director, Lifelines to Healing; Tesha Sengupta-Irving, Professor, Graduate School of Education; Bruce Fuller, Professor, Graduate School of Education

 Graduate School of Education

Join us for a screening of the documentary "The Great American Lie," followed by a Q+A with filmmaker Jennifer Siebel Newsom.

Description:

We are currently living in one of the greatest periods of social and economic inequality in our nation’s history. Today, the top 0.1% of Americans own as much wealth as the bottom 90%. In 2017 alone, 82% of new wealth created went to the top...   More >

 This event is free and open to the public. Due to limited seating, registration is required. Registration opens February 12. Register online by March 30.

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Cine Latino: Rojo

Film - Feature | April 14 | 7 p.m. | 160 Kroeber Hall

 Center for Latin American Studies

Set against the tense months leading up to Argentina’s 1976 coup d’état, successful lawyer Claudio is waiting to meet his wife at dinner when a confrontation with a stranger escalates into violence. His attempts to cope with the consequences slowly spin out of control. 109 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Cine Latino: Yo no me llamo Rubén Blades (Ruben Blades is Not My Name)

Film - Feature | April 21 | 7 p.m. | 160 Kroeber Hall

 Center for Latin American Studies

One of the icons of Latin American music, Rubén Blades won 17 Grammys, starred in major Hollywood films, received a law degree from Harvard, and ran for president of his native Panama. This documentary takes us on a journey through his life and legacy. 85 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles.

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Cine Latino: La Cordillère des songes (The Cordillera of Dreams)

Film - Documentary | April 28 | 7 p.m. | 160 Kroeber Hall

 Center for Latin American Studies

Director Patricio Guzmán (Nostalgia for the Light) examines the enduring legacies of Chile’s 1973 coup using the imposing landscape of the Andes as a focal point. The majestic mountains loom over the countryside, but like many parts of the country, much of the range is privately owned and off limits to the people. 84 minutes. Spanish with English subtitles.