Screen/Society--NC Latin American Film Festival--"La Jaula De Oro" ("The Golden Dream") [morning event!]
Film Screening [Note 10:00am starting time!]:
La Jaula De Oro (The Golden Dream)
(Diego Quemada-Diez, 2014, 102 min, Mexico, in Spanish w/ English subtitles, DVD)
-- Preceded by a 9:30am brunch outside, in front of the Richard White Lecture Hall (no food/drinks allowed in the Lecture Hall!)
-- Discussion to follow!
America, glittering land of opportunity.
That’s the image of the United States that spurs three impoverished teenagers to leave their homes in Guatemala and head north through Mexico so they can sneak across the U.S. border. They have no idea what life will look like on the other side, but they’re certain it will be an improvement over their current existence.
-- Winner of Golden Astor for Best Film at the 2013 Mar del Plata International Film Festival
--Winner of Ariel Award for Best Picture in 2014
Cost: Free and Open to the Public
Sponsors: The Duke-UNC Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies, the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS), and the Program in the Arts of the Moving Image (AMI).