Screening of Oscar-Winning Movie Informs Discussion of Racecraft, Representations, and Afro Latinos
Friday, Feb. 23, 2018
A Cuban-themed light buffet will precede a screening of Moonlight, followed by a panel discussion on “Racecraft, Representations, and Afro Latinos.”
Moonlight, directed by Barry Jenkins, won the 89th Annual Academy Award for Best Picture; for Best Supporting Actor, Mahershala Ali; and for Best Adapted Screenplay: Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney.
The free, public event begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 in Harris Center with a light Cuban-themed buffet. The film screening begins at 6 p.m. in Harris Center Cinema.
The panel discussion, "Racecraft, Representations, and Afro Latinos," will follow the screening. Panelist are:
- TJ Calhoun ’20, student
- Simonne Carlton ’18, leader for Concerned Black Students
- Erin Whalen ’12, Los Angeles Posse alum and co-founder of RISE High, El Segundo, Calif.
- Sean Wright ’20, student
- Mirzam C. Pérez, associate professor of Spanish
Moderator: Sharon M. Quinsaat, visiting assistant professor in sociology
Evening introduced by Katya Gibel Mevorach, professor, Cultural Film Committee
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