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Change the Subject (2019) is a 54-minute documentary film about a group of Dartmouth students who challenged anti-immigrant language in the Library of Congress subject headings. 

The screening of CHANGE THE SUBJECT will be followed by a discussion with Jill Baron, one of the film's directors.

 

The event is sponsored by Tulane University Libraries (TUL), the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, the Spanish and Portuguese Department, Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute, and the Latin American Library at TUL for a

Join members of the global learning community, Canales Abiertos | Open Channels, as they premiere a new thirty-five minute documentary video together about their one-week residency in Santiago de Cuba during July 2023. 

The story of three lost boxes known as the Mexican Suitcase that were recovered in 2007. The boxes, misplaced in the chaos at the start of WWII, contained many of the Spanish Civil War negatives by the legendary photographer Robert Capa and fellow photographers Gerda Taro and David "Chim" Seymour.

Olivia Cosentino, PhD, Zemurray-Stone Postdoctoral Fellow, will be introducing this film. 

 

 

The UNO French & Spanish Film Club in collaboration with the Department of Language and Literature at The University of New Orleans will be showcasing the film titled "Noise" (original title "Ruido"), directed by Natalia Beristáin from Mexico, released in 2022. 

The film will be shown with English subtitles, making it accessible for non-Spanish speakers.

Twenty years ago, the maroon community of La Bonga in Colombia received a threat signed by paramilitaries. That same night, the entire town fled and La Bonga was devoured by the jungle. La Bonga is a symbolic journey through the jungles of the Colombian Caribbean to resurrect a place that only exists in memory. In an act of resistance, this party lets the loss go, as it celebrates collective memory and community.

Xavier (Atibon Nazaire) is a fiercely hard-working, Haitian-born construction worker tasked with destroying his own neighborhood in a rapidly gentrifying Miami. While yearning to secure a new home for his wife, seamstress Esperance (Sheila Anozier), he finds himself clashing with his son, a college dropout. American-born and largely assimilated, Junior (Chris Renois) is a late-night comedian whose set focuses on the deepening intergenerational chasm that exists within the family. 

Xavier (Atibon Nazaire) is a fiercely hard-working, Haitian-born construction worker tasked with destroying his own neighborhood in a rapidly gentrifying Miami. While yearning to secure a new home for his wife, seamstress Esperance (Sheila Anozier), he finds himself clashing with his son, a college dropout. American-born and largely assimilated, Junior (Chris Renois) is a late-night comedian whose set focuses on the deepening intergenerational chasm that exists within the family. 

Join the Department of English, Center for Scholars, The Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching (CELT), The Undergraduate Activities Fund, and the Ther Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute in a screening for the Puerto Rican film, Perfume de Gardenias, and a Q&A with Director, Macha Colón. 

Are you a fan of short films? Exciting news awaits! The International Short Film Festival in the Fall is just around the corner, offering a captivating lineup of original storytelling and fresh perspectives. This festival is a must-attend event for film enthusiasts seeking unique cultural and cinematic experiences.  

LAGO will host a screening of IXCANUL, a movie depicting the life of Kaqchikel communities in the Kaqchikel language. Prior to seeing the movie, we invite you to read an article by Tulane's Maya Linguistics professors Dr. Judith Maxwell and Prof. Ixnal. Please follow the link to access the article: https://larc.ucalgary.ca/publications/film-review-ixcanul-sic-commentary.... Dr. Maxwell and Prof.

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