GARIFUNA IN PERIL
Fri, Jan. 18 @ 6:30PM – Cowin – Teachers College
A Garifuna language teacher from a coastal village in Honduras, Central America, struggles to preserve his indigenous culture and communal lands in the face of tourism’s encroachment and personal betrayal.
Directed by Ali Allie & Ruben Reyes, 2012, 100 min, USA/Honduras, Drama, Garifuna/English/Spanish with English subtitle.
Fri, Jan. 18 @ 6:30PM - Q&A after the screening
Nuyorican, Ignacio Quiles talks about media representation and conditioning and why he doesn’t blame Sammy Sosa for giving into societal pressures to bleach his skin.
Negro is a docu-series exploring identity, colonization, the African Diaspora and the color complex in Latin America and the Caribbean. Through candid interviews from Latinos, the social manifestations and consequences of a deeply ingrained color complex is deconstructed. More info here: www.negrodocumentary.com