Loyola at a Glance
Loyola co-hosts the Festival of Bolivian Cinema
October 5, 2012
The Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at Loyola University New Orleans will present “Jallalla: Masters of Bolivian Cinema,” a screening of three films that are part of the Festival of Bolivian Cinema. All screenings are free and open to the public.
The festival is presented by the Bolivian Studies Association in collaboration with Tulane University and will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 17 at 6:30 p.m. when filmmaker Antonio Equino will introduce his film “Chuquiago” in Bobet Hall, Room 332. Then, on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m., Marcos Loayza will present his film, “Cuestion de Fe,” in the Lavin-Bernick Center, Room 201 on Tulane’s main campus.
The festival will conclude on Friday, Oct. 19 at 5 p.m. when, via teleconference from Bolivia, Jorge Sanjinés will introduce the North American premiere of his latest film, “Insurgentes,” in Bobet Hall, Room 332. In addition to screenings, noted scholars and critics from the United States and Bolivia will discuss the role of cinema in contemporary Bolivian culture. A detailed program of events is available at www.bolivianstudies.org.
The Bolivian Studies Association is a nonprofit, non-partisan organization whose mission is to foster and promote research and a greater understanding of Bolivia. The BSA aims to serve as an interdisciplinary forum and a resource for increased collaboration among scholars within and outside of Bolivia.
For more information, contact Loyola professor Josefa Salmon, Ph.D., at firstname.lastname@example.org or 504-865-2692.
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