Interdisciplinary Film Series 2015-16: The Struggle for Social Justice. The programs in Latin American Studies, Peace and Conflict Studies and Women’s Studies have come together to sponsor a year-long documentary film series.The struggle for social justice applies to far-ranging aspects of our environment, the politics of our bodies, and simply our connections to and interactions with one another. This film series will explore trends in US and global documentary film.
Wednesday, October 21 –Abrazos/Embraces (Guatemala, 2014), dir. Luis Argueta, 44 m.
Documentary Film: Forbidden Voices (USA, 2012)
Directed by Barbara Miller, 95 min.
Assumption College's Human Services and Rehabilitation Studies Department and Rehabilitation Counseling Graduate Program will host a special screening of The Anonymous People, a 2013 feature documentary film about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from addiction to alcohol and other drugs. An open discussion will follow the film.
Assumption College Women’s Studies Program & Walden Behavioral Care present a screening of the Award-Winning film AMERICA THE BEAUTIFUL. Filmmaker Darryl Roberts goes on a two year journey to examine America’s new obsession; physical perfection.