Interdisciplinary Film: THE PIROGUE (2/16/17)

Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

THE PIROGUE (Senegal, France, Germany, 2012) dir. Moussa Touré, 87 m.

The captain of a fishing pirogue knows full-well the dangers that lie ahead.....

A group of African men leave Senegal in a pirogue captained by a local fisher- man to undertake the treacherous crossing of the Atlantic to Spain where they believe better lives and prospects are waiting for them.

Contact Person: 
Esteban Loustaunau
eloustaunau@assumption.edu
508-767-7589

Interdisciplinary Film Series: Harvest of Empire

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm

"Harvest of Empire" is the first of Interdisciplinary Film Series Peacebuilding: Challenges and Opportunities films for Spring 2017. Based on historian Juan González’ book, this film examines the role that U.S. military and corporate intervention in Latin America played in triggering massive waves of migration from Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America. (USA, 2012) dirs. Peter Gerzels and Eduardo López, 1 h. 30 m.

Contact Person: 
Esteban Loustaunau
eloustaunau@assumption.edu
508-767-7589
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