viernes, 18 de marzo de 2011

The 2011 Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival: Faces of Migration


The 2011 Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival: Faces of Migration



Norteado (Northless) (Mexico, 2009)

"At the U.S.-Mexican border, the decision to cross or not to cross is a matter of life and death."

Fresh, affecting, and slyly humorous, Rigoberto Perezcano's debut feature is the account of one man's dogged determination to win a better life for himself and his family. Andres hails from Oaxaca in the mountains of southern Mexico. Like many before him, he engages an unscrupulous, people-trafficking 'coyote' to get him across the U.S. border, but he's inevitably conned and left stranded and cashless in the teeming limbo of Tijuana ...more

Moderated by Therese Tardio, Professor of Hispanic Studies and Modern Languages at the Carnegie Mellon University.

Featuring a reception with food provided by Allegro Hearth Bakery!

Sponsored by the Carnegie Mellon Center for Arts in Society.

Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m.
Melwood Screening Room,
477 Melwood Ave

Regular Admission: general $7 | $4 student
Full Access Festival Pass (Excluding opening night): general $40 | $20 student
Tickets available at the door or at

Five years since its inception, the Carnegie Mellon International Film Festival continues to celebrate the art of filmmaking and the themes that define our contemporary social landscape. Through the power of independent film, The Carnegie Mellon Film Festival: Faces of Migration brings the intricacies surrounding migration to life. By focusing attention on unique individuals caught up in constantly shifting circumstances, these films both move us and enrich us by helping us better comprehend the current issues surrounding modern migration. Visit us at!

Carnegie Mellon University Humanities Center


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