Latino Film Festival – Conference Schedule

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Latino Film Festival – Conference Schedule

Thursday, April 5


7:00 pm
Welcoming Remarks
Jon Vickers, Director, IU Cinema

Film Screening – Sleep Dealer (90 mins; Director Alex Rivera)
Introduction by John Nieto-Phillips (Indiana University)
Q & A with Alex Rivera to follow the screening
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10:00 pm
Film Screening – Blacktino (90 mins; Director Aaron Burns)
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Friday, April 6

9:30 am
Coffee, Bagels & Donuts
IU Cinema, Lower Lobby


9:45 am
Welcoming Remarks
John Nieto-Phillips (IU) and Anke Birkenmaier (IU) - IU Cinema

10:00 am 
Film Screening –Farmingville
(78 mins; Dirs. Carlos Sandoval & Catherine Tambini)

Introduction by Jennifer Boles (Indiana University)
IU Cinema

1:30 pm
Panel  - Alien Nation: Migration, Labor and (Il)legality.
Joshua Malitsky (Indiana University), Alex Rivera (filmmaker); José Capino (Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)

Screening of “Sixth Section” (26 mins.; Director Alex Rivera) - IU Cinema

Alex Rivera (Filmmaker): “Comments on Sixth Section”

José Capino (Illinois, Urbana-Champaign): “Dreaming Migrants”

Joshua Malitsky (Indiana University): Moderator, Commentator

3:30 pm
Keynote Address
Charles Ramírez Berg (University of Texas, Austin)

"How to Avoid Latino Stereotypes: Lessons from Media History”
Introduction by Deborah Cohn, Indiana University

7:00 pm
Film Screening – Gun Hill Road
(88 mins; Director Rashaad Ernesto Green)

Introduction by Geneva Gano (Antioch College)
Q & A with Rashaad Ernesto Green to follow the screening
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9:30 pm 
Film Screening – Zoot Suit (103 mins; Director Luis Valdez)
Introduced by Javier Ramírez (Indiana University)
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Saturday, April 7


9:30 am
Coffee, Bagels & Donuts
IU Cinema, Lower Lobby

10:00 am
Panel – The Gender of Latin@. Queer Studies and Latina/o Filmmaking
Larry La Fountain-Stokes (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor): "Gun Hill Road and Trans Diasporic Puerto Rican Drag"

Angharad Valdivia (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign): “Implicit Utopias and the Impossibility of Happiness? Gendered Latinidad in Contemporary Hollywood Film”

Richard T. Rodríguez (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign): "Undocumented Desires"

Moderated by Lessie Jo Frazier (Indiana University)
IU Cinema

1:30 pm
Panel  – The Fortunes of a Revolution. Cuban Cinema in the U.S.
Edmundo Desnoes (Author, Memories of Underdevelopment & Memories of Overdevelopment): “I am Sergio. The Writer’s Film”

Miguel Coyula (Director, Memories of Overdevelopment): “Memorias del Desarrollo. Independent Filmmaking in Cuba and Beyond”

Jerry Carlson (City University of New York): "The Flaneur and the New Man in Memories of Underdevelopment"

Moderated by Anke Birkenmaier (Indiana University)

3:00 pm
Film Screening – Memories of Underdevelopment
(100 mins; Dir. Tomás Gutiérrez Alea)

Q & A with Edmundo Desnoes to follow the screening
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5:00 pm
Film Screening  – Memories of Overdevelopment
(112 mins; Dir. Miguel Coyula)

Q & A with Miguel Coyula to follow the screening
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8:00 pm
Film Screening – Maria, My Love
(99 mins; Director Jasmine McGlade Chazelle)

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