The Spanish and Portuguese Film Festival
The Spanish and Portuguese Film Festival (SPFF) will be held over six days at Wellesley College. Screenings of recent releases from Latin America, Portugal, and Spain, including films about Latinx communities in the United States, Angola, and Cabo Verde. The festival includes short films, documentaries, and full-length features in Spanish, Portuguese, and indigenous languages with English subtitles.
Screening times: 2/4–2/6: 4:30 PM; 2/9: 3 PM; 2/11: 5 PM; 2/13: 4:30 PM.
Africana Studies, Art Department, CLCE, East Asian Studies Program, Freedom Project, Friends of Human Rights Commission-Chile, Latin American Studies, Newhouse Center, Office of International Study, Paulson Initiative, Spanish Department, PRAGDA, PRESHCO, Wellesley Centers for Women, and Women’s and Gender Studies.
Mar 30, 5:30 PM
Jan 20–Mar 6Some of Us Were Brave: Toisha Tucker
Toisha Tucker, the College’s 2018–19 Alice C. Cole ’42 Fellow, exhibits artwork made during their fellowship year. The sculptures and conceptual installations offer commentary on social and political issues in the U.S. today.Event Date:Monday, January 20, 2020 (All day) to Friday, March 6, 2020 (All day)
Apr 14, 4 PMThe Betsy Wood Knapp ’64 Lecture
Beverly Daniel Tatum, author of Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?, and Megan Núñez discuss racial relations in the U.S. and how to facilitate conversations about race and inclusion among young people.Event Date:Tuesday, April 14, 2020 - 4:00pm
Feb 25, 7:30–10 PMShoshana Zuboff: The Age of Surveillance Capitalism
Shoshana Zuboff, professor emerita at Harvard Business School, discusses her recent book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, and how our economy, politics, and society are increasingly being shaped by digital technologies.Event Date:Tuesday, February 25, 2020 -7:30pm to 10:00pm
Apr 15, 4:30–6:30 PM, Apr 16, 12:45 PMThe Importance of Representation: Cinematic Offerings from AdeRisa Productions
Film screenings and discussions of the importance of representation in film and the opportunities independent films offer marginalized communities as they seek to tell their own stories.Event Date:Wednesday, April 15, 2020 -4:30pm to 6:30pmEvent Date:Thursday, April 16, 2020 - 12:45pm
Mar 1, 7 PM