Monday, March 19, 2007

usf event: 2007 human rights film festival

my colleague, susana kaiser, with help from her students and others, has been busy organizing USF's 2007 human rights film festival, which begins today. all films take place at presentation theater; all films are free and open to the general public. the lineup includes:

monday, march 19:
2:00 PM
YAIPOTA NANDE IGUI­QUEREMOS NUESTRA TIERRA (We Want Our Land), Argentina, 2006
Dir. Lorena Riposati, Grupo de Cine Insurgente, 74m

4:00 PM
TOTAL DENIAL, Bulgaria/Italy, 2006
Dir. Milena Kaneva, 65m, doc

5:30 PM
SWITCH OFF (APAGA Y VAMONOS), Spain, 2005
Dir. Manel Mayol, 87m, doc

7:30 PM
FOREST FOR THE TREES, USA, 2006
Dir. Bernadine Mellis, 53m, doc

tuesday, march 20:
4:00 PM
MAQUILAPOLIS [City of Factories], USA, 2006
Dir. Vicky Funari and Sergio De La Torre, 68m

5:30 PM
WINTER IN BAGHDAD (INVIERNO EN BAGDAD), Spain, 2005
Javier Corcuera, 78m, doc

7:30 PM
ROSITA, US/Nicaragua, 2005,
Dir. Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater, 55m, doc

wednesday, march 21:
2:00 PM
"Voices of the Past: The Plight and Stuggle of Filipino WWII Veterans in the United States," USA
Co-Produced by: Marie-Lorraine Feria Mallare and Aethel Cruz, USA

Queer 360: Many Faces of Queer Civil Rights (LGBTQ Caucus Sponsored Films)
4:00 PM
A CIVIL WAR, USA, 26m

5:00 PM
ONE WEDDING AND A REVOLUTION, USA, 2004
Dir. Debra Chasnoff, 20m

6:00 PM
I EXIST, USA, 2003
Dir. Peter Barbosa and Garrett Lenoir, 57m

7:30PM
THROUGH THICK AND THIN, USA, 2005
Dir. Sebastian Cordoba, 60m [Director Sebastian Cordoba will lead the discussion following the film].

8:00-10:00 PM
CLOSING NIGHT RECEPTION
School of Education, Room 102

sponsors include: Office of the Provost, College of Arts & Sciences, Performing Arts and Social Justice, Latin American Studies, Media Studies, Communications, University Ministry, Gender & Sexualities, School of Education, Modern & Classical Languages, Philosophy, History, International Studies, Politics, Sociology, Environmental Studies, Visual and Graphic Arts, Davies Forum, Gleeson Library, Office of Living-Learning Communities, and Yuchengco Philippine Studies.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

Fresh food, regional food, local food. I'd like to arrange a meeting between you and my good friend Guillermo Payet of LocalHarvest.org. We're down south the 5th through the 9th.

Ryan said...

That was Ryan btw.

david silver said...

ryan - excellent! sarah has told me about guillermo a number of times and i'd love to meet him. 5th - 9th, april, right?