29 May 2023

Clementina (Ana Rieper, 2018, Brazil, 75 min.) – African Diaspora Music Films “A glance over the trajectory of the samba singer Clementina de Jesus (1901-1987). Revealed late, at the age 63,…


Soy Tambor

22 May 2023

Soy Tambor (Mónica Simoncini, Cecilia Ruíz, & Santiago Masip, Argentina/Uruguay, 2015, 80 min.) – African Diaspora Music Films “The film that records the Afro-Uruguayan immigration of the last decades in Buenos…


Dreams of Chonta

15 May 2023

Dreams of Chonta (Monica Cohen, 2019, US, 88 min.) – African Diaspora Music Films “Dreams of Chonta is the story of Diego Obregon, an Afro-Colombian undocumented immigrant willing to sacrifice everything…


Paper Mulberry Days: Life in the Mountains of Shikoku

14 May 2023

Paper Mulberry Days: Life in the Mountains of Shikoku(Tomoki Imai, 2021, Japan, 73 min.) Q&A with director Tomoki Imai after the screening “We filmed this documentary in Kochi Prefecture, on…


Africa Mia

10 May 2023

Africa Mia (Richard Minier & Edouard Salier, 2020, France/Cuba/Mali, 80 min.) – African Diaspora Music Films “Africa Mia is a journey in search of the soul of Afro-Cuban music. From the communist friendships of…


Une histoire d’armour et de désir

8 May 2023

Une histoire d’amour et de désir [A Story of Love and Desire] (Leyla Bouzid, 2021, Tunisia/France, 102 min.) “Ahmed, 18, French of Algerian origin, grew up in the suburbs of…

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More Than A Word

1 May 2023

More Than A Word (John & Kenn Little, 2017, Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, 70 min.) Q&A with director John Little after the screening, hosted by visiting American Studies faculty Dr.…

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Trenque Lauquen

24 April 2023

Trenque Lauquen (Laura Citarella, 2022, Argentina/Germany, 240 min. total [120 min. each part]) – Q&A with director Laura Citarella and actor Ezequiel Pierri after the Tuesday evening screening “In her…

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17 April 2023

Memoria (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2021, Colombia/Thailand/France/Germany/Mexico/Qatar/UK/China/US/Switzerland, 136 min.) Q&A with director Apichatpong Weerasethakul after the screening “Ever since being startled by a loud ‘bang’ at daybreak, Jessica (Tilda Swinton) is unable…

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Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

10 April 2023

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul, 2010, Thailand, 114 min.) – winner of the 2010 Cannes Film Festival Palme d’Or “Suffering from acute kidney failure, Boonmee…

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