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Border Film Week / Day 4

Trans-Border Institute, University of San Diego

Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM (PDT)

Border Film Week / Day 4

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
5:00 p.m. Out of Focus / Fuera de Foco Ended Free  
5:40 p.m. I’m Just Like You / Me Parezco Tanto a Ti Ended Free  
6:05 p.m. Holy Death: White Girl, Pretty Girl / Santísima Muerte: Niña Blanca, Niña Bonita Ended Free  

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Event Details

5:00 p.m. 
Out of Focus / Fuera de Foco 
Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall
Adrián Arce and Antonio Zirión, Directors / 36 min. 
By anthropologist and film maker collaborators Adrián Arce and Antonio Zirión. The film documents the lives of young detainees, serving sentences for serious offenses in Mexico City’s notorious San Fernando juvenile prison. The documentary was the result of film and photography workshops which took place in the prison, led by film makers and attended by young inmates aged 15 to 19. 

5:40 p.m. 
I’m Just Like You / Me Parezco Tanto a Ti 
Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall
Luna Marán, Director / 23 min. 
Three grandmothers and three youngsters in the North mountains of Oaxaca, tell us which were and what their deepest aspirations. “I’m Just Like You” portrays the passage of three generations of women through dreams and opportunities of the past, present and future.
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6:05 p.m. 
Holy Death: White Girl, Pretty Girl / Santísima Muerte: Niña Blanca, Niña Bonita
Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall
Pavel Valenzuela, Director and Dr. Manuel Valenzuela, Producer / 63 min. 
Documentary that approaches the practices of mysticism from popular cult of Santa Muerte (Holy Death), which by the fervor of his devotees has become conspicuous presence on both sides of the border area, and center of the country. 

Panel Discussion and Q&A 
• Dr. Manuel Valenzuela, Director, Producer and Professor, Department of Cultural Studies, Colegio de la Frontera Norte. 
• Dr. Alberto López Pulido, Professor and Chair of the Department of Ethnic Studies, College of Arts and Sciences, University of San Diego. 
• Ev Meade, Trans-Border Institute Director

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

Have questions about Border Film Week / Day 4? Contact Trans-Border Institute, University of San Diego

When & Where


Warren Auditorium, Mother Rosalie Hill Hall
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110

Thursday, March 27, 2014 from 5:00 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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