PLEASE NOTE IMPORTANT CHANGES TO FILM SCREENING EVENT ON MARCH 17, 2011
Presentation by Filmmaker Matt Feinstein: 6:30 p.m.
Film Screening: 7:00 p.m.
Reception: 8:15 p.m.
Detailed Information Follows
Amigos del Cine Latinoamericano Spring 2011 Film Series
“Globalization and Power through Latin America Cinema”
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Thursday, March 17, 2011
Film: Ciclovida (Lifecycle) (Directed by Ivania de Alencar and Ignacio do Nascimento, 2010)
Presented by Matt Feinstein, one of the lead filmmakers, at 6:30 p.m.
Film screening at 7:00 p.m.
Reception at 8:15 p.m.
Location: Frick Fine Arts Auditorium
Description: Brothers Matt and Loren Feinstein are Ciclovida (Lifecycle)’s two lead filmmakers. Loren is a composer and film consultant, with specific experience in educational film, who has worked extensively with the Media Education Foundation, an award winning educational film company. Matt’s past documentary filmmaking includes Work, Dignity and Social Change, Descubrir con Dignidad, Listen Up’s “Beyond Green Youth” media project (where he served as adult mentor), and numerous short documentaries. Additionally, he has long been deeply involved in various social movements.
The film follows the protagonists as they embark on their journey south through
With practically no money and no support crew, the protagonists rely on their resourcefulness and the solidarity of people they meet along the way. They carry with them only the simplest of necessities: their radical ideas and philosophy, collected heirloom seeds, and a video camera. The main characters, Ignacio and Ivania, identify as farmers, poets, musicians, and activists for ecological and social justice. They seek to gather and disseminate thousands of seeds, a wealth of knowledge, and contribute to an invaluable network amongst small agricultural communities of
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Sponsored by: the Center for Latin American Studies, Department of Hispanic Languages & Literatures, and Eduardo Lozano Latin American Library Collection