martes, 6 de marzo de 2012

Screening of documentary about Bracero program -Harvest of Loneliness March 22 4:30pm at CMU

The film Hunger of Memory is a documentary done by Prof. Gilbert Gonzalez
(University of California Irvine) and Prof. Vivian Price (California State
University,Dominguez Hill), it is about the Bracero Program a guest workers
program that brought Mexican workers to the US between 1942 and 1964, the
film lays the foundation for discussion about immigration connecting past
history with current present debates. This award winning film has been aired
at PBS and received the 2012 Peter Rollins Film Award for best documentary,
the Cinelatino Audience Choice Award for best documentary at the Los Angeles
Film Festival 2010,and the Best Educational Film Award at the Amsterdam Film
Festival 2011. Please see more info on the website

The screening will take place on March 22 at 4:30pm in McConomy Auditorium
at CMU. After the screening, there will be a Q&A session with Vivian Price,
one of the producers . This event is open to the public and free of charge.
For more information, contact:

Mariana Achugar
Associate Professor of Hispanic Studies and SLA Department of Modern
Languages Carnegie Mellon University Baker Hall 371 Pittsburgh, PA
(412) 268-1895 (office)
machugar (at)

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