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Virtual: UNC-PRAGDA Film Festival – ‘The Guardians’

February 9, 2021 at 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Join the UNC-PRAGDA Film Festival on February 9 at 9:00 p.m. for a screening of the film The Guardians, directed by Ben Crosbie. This film is about an indigenous Mexican community and millions of monarch butterflies are under threat of extinction in the ancient forest they call home. The Guardians will be shown in Spanish with English subtitles. 

Ben Crosbie is an award-winning documentary film producer whose work has been broadcasted nationally on PBS. Crosbie is the cofounder of Eidolon Films, an innovative DC-based production company that produces documentary-style videos for nonprofits. He’s a two-time recipient of the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities Artist Fellowship and was named “Filmmaker of the Month” by the DC Film Office. Crosbie is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he studied psychology and studio art

The UNC-PRAGDA Film Festival is sponsored by the Department of Romance Studies, The Institute for the Study of the Americas, and The Graduate School Diversity and Student Success. Register in advance of this meeting to receive a confirmation email containing information about joining.