Upcoming Film Screenings

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Documenting the Journeys of Syrian Refugees in Germany

''Date & Time: Thursday, March 29, 2018 from 4:00-6:00pm. A dinner reception will be held from 6:00-7:00pm. 

Location: Stephen C. Hall Building (Room 102)

Description: Screening of Our Germany: Two Syrians on a Winter Journey, (2015), a documentary about two Syrian refugees traveling through Germany to get to know the country at the height of the so-called ‘refugee crisis’. Stay after the screening for a conversation and Q&A with German filmmakerThomas Lauterbach. 

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Political Comics in China: the Works of Li Xiaoguai

''Date & Time: Monday, April 2 2018 from 4:30-6:00pm. A dinner reception will be held from 6:00-7:00pm.  

Location: Stephen C. Hall Building (Room 102)

Description: Chinese artist Li Xiaoguai will discuss his comic art and show how Chinese writing and characters are creatively employed against the Chinese government's Internet censorship and ideological control.

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Stories of Minority Teenagers Growing up in Paris’ Housing Projects

''Date & Time: Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 4:00-6:00pm. A dinner reception will be held from 6:00-7:00pm. 

Location: Stephen C. Hall Building (Room 102)

Description: Screening of Swagger (2016), a documentary about a group of minority teenagers growing up in some of France's most underprivileged housing projects outside of Paris. Stay after the screening for aconversation and Q&A with French filmmaker Olivier Babinet.  

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Bolivian Indigenous Media and the Protection of the Forest

''Date & Time: Monday, April 12, 2018 from 4:00-6:00pm. A dinner reception will be held from 6:00-7:00pm.  

Location: Stephen C. Hall Building (Room 102)

Description: Screening of The Cry of the Forest (2008), Bolivia’s first indigenous feature film is based on true events that led to the indigenous demonstrations of 1990 and 1996, two events related to the struggle against deforestation that changed the political history of Bolivia forever. Stay after the screening for aconversation and Q&A with Bolivian filmmaker Iván Sanjinés.   

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Down Here There Are No Shooting Stars: Films by Basim Magdy

''Date & Time: Sunday, April 18, 2018 from 4:30-6:00pm. A dinner reception will be held from 6:00-7:00pm.  

Location: Stephen C. Hall Building (Room 102)

Description: A screening and conversation with Basim Magdy, an artist who will present and discuss some of his short films exploring spaces and places—both real and imagined—from different parts of the world.  

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Sponsors

  • Strategic Plan Advisory Committee Grant
  • School of Modern Languages
  • School of Literature, Media, and Communication
  • Center for Serve-Learn-Sustain
  • Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business
  • China Resarch Center 

Contact

Dr. Juan Carlos Rodríguez
Associate Professor of Spanish
Georgia Tech School of Modern Languages
jrodriguez40@gatech.edu

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