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CLACS Movie Night: "El Norte"

Event Type
Film Screening
Sponsor
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)
Location
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana.
Date
Mar 5, 2020   6:30 pm  
Views
157
El Norte
 
1983 ‧ Drama/Thriller ‧ 2h 21m ‧  R
 
Film screening.  Q & A after the film with Professor Ellen Moodie, Anthropology.
 
Director: Gregory Nava
Language: English; Quiché; Spanish
 
When a group of Mayan Indians decides to organize a labor union to improve conditions in their village, their community is violently destroyed by the Guatemalan army.
 
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