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STAC Honors Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month with Global Film Series

Oct 05, 2022

STAC Honors Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month with Global Film Series

St. Thomas Aquinas College’s Justice Studies Institute and The Department of English & Romance Languages are honoring Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month during their Second Annual Global Film Series. The events are free and open to the public. 

A detailed schedule can be found below. To join via Zoom for the Q&A and presentation only portion of each event or if you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

OCTOBER 5th — 7:00 PM | Sullivan Theater
Tamara (2016), directed by Elia Schneider
Screening and discussion with Joseph Novoa, Executive Producer

Join us for a lively and engaging discussion with Joseph Novoa, executive producer of Tamara. Inspired by the courageous life of Venezuela’s first transgender elected official, Tamara Adrián, Tamara tells the story of a lawyer and professor of law’s journey to overcome his fears and the social boundaries to become what he always dreamed of: a woman like any other.

OCTOBER 12th — 7:00 PM | Sullivan Theater
A Discussion with German Jaramillo

Actor, director, and producer, Jaramillo was born in Manizales, Caldas, Colombia. He is well known for Our Lady of the Assassins (2000), Paraiso Travel (2008), and Narcos (2015). Join us for an in-depth discussion of Jaramillo’s work and in particular his role in the filming of Netflix’s popular show, Narco’s, and the depiction of Latin American drug cartel’s in popular cinema.

OCTOBER 19th — 7:00 PM | Sullivan Theater
Even the Rain (2010), directed by Icíar Bollaín
Screening and discussion with Dr. Robert Ingoglia, Adjunct Professor of History

As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply. Join us for a thoughtful discussion regarding the historical legacy of colonialism and modern-day efforts to privatize natural resources in Latin America.

Justice Studies Institute Logo with white flame and scales and maroon background

St. Thomas Aquinas College’s Justice Studies Institute and The Department of English & Romance Languages are honoring Hispanic/Latinx Heritage Month during their Second Annual Global Film Series. The events are free and open to the public. 

A detailed schedule can be found below. To join via Zoom for the Q&A and presentation only portion of each event or if you have any questions, please contact [email protected].

OCTOBER 5th — 7:00 PM | Sullivan Theater
Tamara (2016), directed by Elia Schneider
Screening and discussion with Joseph Novoa, Executive Producer

Join us for a lively and engaging discussion with Joseph Novoa, executive producer of Tamara. Inspired by the courageous life of Venezuela’s first transgender elected official, Tamara Adrián, Tamara tells the story of a lawyer and professor of law’s journey to overcome his fears and the social boundaries to become what he always dreamed of: a woman like any other.

OCTOBER 12th — 7:00 PM | Sullivan Theater
A Discussion with German Jaramillo

Actor, director, and producer, Jaramillo was born in Manizales, Caldas, Colombia. He is well known for Our Lady of the Assassins (2000), Paraiso Travel (2008), and Narcos (2015). Join us for an in-depth discussion of Jaramillo’s work and in particular his role in the filming of Netflix’s popular show, Narco’s, and the depiction of Latin American drug cartel’s in popular cinema.

OCTOBER 19th — 7:00 PM | Sullivan Theater
Even the Rain (2010), directed by Icíar Bollaín
Screening and discussion with Dr. Robert Ingoglia, Adjunct Professor of History

As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply. Join us for a thoughtful discussion regarding the historical legacy of colonialism and modern-day efforts to privatize natural resources in Latin America.

For more information, please contact the Justice Studies Institute team at [email protected]

St. Thomas Aquinas College is an independent liberal arts college located on 72 acres in Rockland County, NY, which provides education at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The College’s approximately 2,000 full and part-time students can choose from more than 100 different majors, minors, specializations, and dual-degree programs across four Schools: Arts & Social Sciences, Business, Education, and STEM. The College is recognized by U.S. News & World Report in the Top-Tier for Regional Universities, by Colleges of Distinction in both its New York and Catholic editions, by Affordable Colleges Online as a Top College in New York for Return on Investment, and is included as a Military Friendly School®. St. Thomas Aquinas College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools; its School of Education is a candidate for accreditation by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP), and its School of Business is accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE). For more information, visit www.stac.edu.