The 2016 North Carolina Latin American Film Festival will launch a series of 30 films to celebrate its 30th anniversary around the theme “Abya Yala Connections” with a focus on films from Peru and Colombia as well as 10 other countries of the continent, Miguel Rojas-Sotelo reports.
Celebrating the power and artistry of Latin American cinema tradition, the festival will launch Sept. 15 and run through Nov. 1, with films in both Durham and Chapel Hill. The festival is organized by the Consortium in Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and Duke University. All films are free and open to the public.
The festival has continued its mission to broaden outreach to the community by placing films in new venues such as the Ackland Art Museum at UNC-Chapel Hill, the Carolina Theater in Durham and Silverspot Cinema of Chapel Hill.
The event will…
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