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Border Film Week / Day 3

Trans-Border Institute, University of San Diego

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)

San Diego, CA

Border Film Week / Day 3

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Type End     Quantity
4:00 p.m. Keep Your Eyes On Guatemala / Tengan Puestos los Ojos en Guatemala Ended Free  
6:00 p.m. Coronation / Coronación Ended Free  
6:15 p.m. La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus / La Camioneta: El Viaje de un Autobús Americano Ended Free  

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4:00 p.m. 
Keep Your Eyes On Guatemala / Tengan Puestos los Ojos en Guatemala 
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre
Gabriela Martínez, Director / 54 min. 
This film tells the story of Guatemala’s National Police Historical Archive (Archivo Histórico de la Policia Nacional or AHPN) intertwined with narratives of past human rights abuses, and the dramatic effects they had on specific individuals and the nation as a whole. In addition, it highlights present-day efforts to preserve collective memories and bring justice and reconciliation to the country. 
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5:00 p.m. 
Panel Discussion and Q&A 
• Gabriela Martínez, Director 
• Julia Medina, Assistant Professor of Spanish, Department of Languages and Literatures, College of Arts and Sciences, University of San Diego.

Co-sponsored by the University of San Diego Enhanced Student-Faculty Information Fund, the Department of Languages and Literatures, the International Studies Center and the Latin American Studies Program.

6:00 p.m. 
Coronation / Coronación 
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre
Ana Andrade, Bryan Chillian, Jesus Guerra, Directors / 7:51 min. 
Memin, an inhabitant of the river channel "El Bordo" in Tijuana, Baja California recounts and exposes migrants concerns about violations by the authorities. On 24 November 2013, there was an attempt of a massive illegal border crossing, the real experience was captured on tape.  The footage of the crossing is joint together with a game of chess, as Memin describes the complex context of migration and marginalization. 

6:15 p.m. 
La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus / La Camioneta: El Viaje de un Autobús Americano. 
Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre
Mark Kendall, Director / 72 min.
Every day dozens of retired school buses, migrate from the US to Guatemala where they transport people to work every day. In Guatemala since 2006 nearly 1,000 drivers have been killed for not paying extortion demanded by local gangs. THE TRUCK follows a bus in its transformative journey: a journey between North and South, between life and death. 
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Panel Discussion and Q&A 
• Ana Andrade, Bryan Chillian, and Jesus Guerra, Directors
• Dr. David Pedersen, Associate Professor of Anthropology, University of California, San Diego

Border Film Week is produced in partnership with POLEN and Non.Format.

Have questions about Border Film Week / Day 3? Contact Trans-Border Institute, University of San Diego

When & Where



Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)


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Organizer

Trans-Border Institute, University of San Diego

The Trans-Border Institute (TBI) of the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies is an essential expression of the University of San Diego's commitment to promoting understanding, dialogue, and collaboration between Mexico and the United States and to addressing urgent transnational issues affecting their people and those of neighboring countries. TBI works through a combination of policy research and analysis, international dialogue, publications, education and training programs, public outreach, and cultural programs.

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