The 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.
This two-day event includes screenings of various short films from AdeRisa Productions, under the direction of Adelina Anthony and Marisa Becerra. Their company focuses on producing Two Spirit, LGBTQ+POC films with an emphasis on Xicana/o/x, Chicanx, Mexican, and Latinx stories. The first event includes a discussion with Anthony and Becerra and a screening of six award-winning short films: The Good Kind (2014), Gold Star (2016), Amigas with Benefits (2017), Guarding Santos (2019), Ode to Pablo (2019), and La Serenata (2019). The second event is a workshop designed for students interested in creating and funding independent films.
Women's and Gender Studies, LGBTQ Office, Latinx Advisor Office, Cinema and Media Studie, Education, American Studies, Latin American Studies, Spanish, Media Arts and Sciences, English and Creative Writing, Latinx Studies Minor
Mar 11, 4:30–6 PMDiasporic Tradition as Curatorial Practice
Newhouse Fellow Nazan Bedirhanoglu reflects on the use of symbols and narratives as building blocks of the Kurdish diasporic identity and share insights about her field research on the Kurdish diaspora in the United States.Event Date:Wednesday, March 11, 2020 -4:30pm to 6:00pm
Feb 27, 4:30–6 PM