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Dinner & a Movie: Latin America Task Force (LATF) - January through May 201...

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St Mary's Student Parish

331 Thompson Street

Ann Arbor, MI 48104

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Join the Latin American Task Force (LATF) of ICPJ on the 2nd Tuesday of the month (January through May 2018) to share a delicious dinner and a film pertaining to current Latin American issues.

WHEN: Jan 9, Feb 13, March 13, April 10, May 8 Dinner 6:30 pm, Movie 7:00 pm, discussion following

WHERE: St. Mary’s Student Parish, 331 Thompson St. Ann Arbor, MI 48104

DINNER OPTION: $8.00 Pilar’s Tamales Meal - Includes one Tamale with salsa, organic casamiento, fried plantains, and curtido (veg. option available)

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Tue, Jan 9 @7:00 pm - It Was the State

It was the State investigates the disappearance of the 43 rural college students at Ayotzinapa in 2014. It points to the Mexican police system as the culprit and perpetuator of this kidnapping and sheds light on a challenging issue. Also hear from Michigan Solidarity with Mexico Network about the state using police repression to demobilize people, fracture/ break social movements and communities, create terror and hinder dissent.

Tue, Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm Nogales

Not a film, but a photo and discussion session about Border issues and MexicoUnited States relations in the region. Reflections from LATF members and EMU students about their recent trip to Nogales in November 2017.

Tue, Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm The Other Side of Immigration

Based on over 700 interviews in Mexican towns where about half the population has left to work in the United States, this film addresses why so many Mexicans come to the U.S. and what happens to the families and communities they leave behind. Learn how U.S. immigration and economic policies impact our closest neighbor.

Tue, April 10 @ 7:00 pm 500 Years: Life in Resistance (not confirmed)

Focusing on universal themes of justice, racism, power, and corruption, 500 Years tells the story that led Guatemala to a tipping point in history. Told from the perspective of the majority indigenous Mayan population in Guatemala, the film explores their struggles in the country’s growing fight against impunity.

Tue, May 18 @ 7:00 pm Berta Vive

Berta Vive documents the life and death of Honduran leader and recipient of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize, Berta Caceres. It follows her campaign of resistance against the Agua Zarca Dam and her dedication to environmental protection and community activism.

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