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September 2022

2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival

September 30 at 7:00 pm - October 29 at 7:00 pm

Latin American film has been described as a third way, not commercial yet not film led by the “auteur.” Latin American cinema lives in-between times, spaces, and genres. Connected to past traditions and entangled on modernizing forces, in constant flux between rural and urban spaces, contextual and socially engaged, presenting a reality that is larger than fiction. The 2022 NCLAFF invites audiences to experience the expanding horizon of audiovisual production from Latin America, its cross-border and inter-genre subjects sharing the…

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October 2022

Beyond Europe 2020: Inequality, Skills, and Social Investment Workshop

October 7 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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One event on October 8, 2022 at 9:30 am

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One event on October 8, 2022 at 3:45 pm

FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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This transatlantic workshop brings together scholars exploring patterns and drivers of income inequality in post-industrial societies. Broadly speaking, the papers follow two lines of investigation: What shapes people’s preferences with regard to social policy and party support; and what kinds of political conditions and policies result in more or less income inequality? Among the factors that shape preferences, the authors consider income and income expectations, risk perceptions, perceptions of institutional quality, and density of immigrants in the community. The authors…

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Family Weekend Study Abroad Meet and Greet, Info Session

October 7 at 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join the Study Abroad Office! Please join the Study Abroad Office for an in-person reception and info session. Meet study abroad staff and find out more about program options, credit, funding, and the application process. They look forward to helping you “expand your campus”. Location FedEx Global Education Center Outside in the Courtyard at the corner of Pittsboro St. & McCauley St. Rain location: 1st floor Atrium of FedEx Global Education Center

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Musical Performance: Dutch Keyboard and Viol Music

October 8 at 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Chapel of the Cross, 304 E. Franklin Street
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Join the Ackland Art Museum at Chapel of the Cross (304 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill) for a special performance of music from the Dutch golden age, presented in connection with the Ackland’s current exhibition Drawn to Life: Master Drawings from the Age of Rembrandt in the Peck Collection at the Ackland Art Museum. Joseph Causby (organ, harpsichord), Brent Wissick (bass viol), and the UNC Consort of Viols will perform music by Sweelinck, Schenk, Schop, and more. Following the performance,…

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UNC Russian Flagship Program Info Session

October 11 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The U.S. government designates Russian as one of the languages vital for national security and economic competitiveness. The Russian Language Flagship Program is a national initiative created to answer that critical need. The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Russian Flagship Program (UNCRFP) is a federally funded initiative that supports motivated undergraduate students of all majors to attain a professional level of proficiency in the Russian language. Join this unique community of high-achieving undergraduates across the U.S. and gain an impressive…

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Film Screening ‘Quo Vadis, Adia’ (2020)

October 11 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Join the Center for European Studies to watch the 2022 LUX Audience Award-winning film, “Quo Vadis, Aida?” by Jasmila Žbanić. This film focuses on Aida, a translator for the United Nations in Srebrenica, during the summer of 1995. Aida’s family is among those seeking refuge at the UN encampment and with her access to the negotiations, Aida facing moral dilemmas of life and death. A panel & discussion will follow the film, along with a reception. This film screening is made possible by…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: El guardián de la memoria (The Guardian of Memory)

October 11 at 7:00 pm
Carolina Theater of Durham, 309 W Morgan St
Durham, NC 27701 United States
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Dir. by Marcela Arteaga. Mexico. 2020. In Spanish with English subtitles. The Guardian of Memory tells the story of Mexican men, women, and children seeking safety in the US. Carlos Spector, an immigration lawyer born in El Paso, TX, fights to obtain political asylum for Mexicans fleeing extreme violence. This is the story about the kindness and hope that still exists in people who endured tremendous suffering, and Carlos Spector’s tireless efforts to help them. Watch Trailer Shown with short…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: The Social Outburst in Latin America

October 12 at 12:00 pm

Speaker: Ana María Fernández. PhD. Foreign Language. University of Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Fernández is the co-editor of the special journal Manifesting Democracy in Latin America and the Caribbean. (CALACS Journal on Latin American Studies, 2022). Dr. Fernández will introduce the volume, which presents nine visions that articulate how social movements are organizing themselves, taking to the streets, and social media platforms, to counterbalance inequity and find representation in Latin America. The nine contributions revise the contexts in which protests, uprisings,…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: Nudo Mixteco

October 12 at 7:00 pm
Chelsea Theater, 1129 Weaver Dairy Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Dir. by Ángeles Cruz. México. 2021. 91 min. In Spanish with English subtitles. Set against the backdrop of the annual Festival of San Mateo, writer/director Ángeles Cruz weaves a rich tapestry of three Indigenous women navigating love, sex, and desire within the often-crushing strictures of customs and traditions. Nudo Mixteco follows the return of María, Esteban, and Toña, each from a different direction. Each of them has a different reason for coming back, just like each had a different reason to…

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2022 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival: Katia Lara on Environmental Justice: Defending the Environment through Documentary Work

Katia Lara (Tegucigalpa, Honduras 1967) is a Director and Producer, and founder of Terco Producciones. Her work focuses on human rights (gender and political participation), and environmental justice affairs in Honduras and Central America. After studying visual arts in Honduras and Mexico, she began working in radio. She became news editor for news networks Notimex, Imevisión and CNN En Español, and fixer for Central American war correspondents Epigmenio Ibarra and Ronnie Lovler. After the signing of the Peace Agreements in…

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