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CLAS/CLGSA Screening: Espejos: Latin American Cinema presents: IXCANUL

Espejos: Latin American Cinema screening series presentst Ixcanul (2015, Guatemala) on Tuesday, February 27 at 6 pm at Bolivar House. Visiting Scholar Jorge Ramón González Ponciano will lead a discussion after the film.   Ixcanul (Volcano) is a drama written and directed by Jayro Bustamante. It is the first Academy Awards entry for Guatemala and won the Alfred Bauer Prize at the Berlin International Film Festival. It is the first film produced in the Kaqchikel language of the Mayan family. The film is set in a village built on the slopes of a volcano, where Maria and her parents cultivate coffee. She has been promised to a man in an arranged marriage, but wants to emigrate to the United States. Trailer:
Panaderia y Restaurante Guatemalteca in Redwood City is generously donating Guatemalan tamales and breads for the screening.



Monday, February 27, 2017. 06:00 PM


Bolivar House, 582 Alvarado Row


Center for Latin American Studies, Chicano/Latino Graduate Student Association, El Centro Chicano y Latino, Stanford Arts


(650) 725-0383


Free and Open to the Public | No RSVP Necessary