Cine sin fronteras
Join LACLA for the highlights from the 2017 Morelia International Film Festival,
CINE SIN FRONTERAS (CINEMA WITHOUT BORDERS)
Curated by Dr. Jesse Lerner, Pitzer College
Is a writer, director, editor and cinematographer whose films have screened nationally and internationally in the prestigious Sundance Film Festival and in museums from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He has also worked as a curator and programmer of film festivals from the Guggenheim in New York to CONACULTA in Mexico City. As a Professor of Media Studies at Claremont College in Claremont, CA he is actively involved as an educator, advocate, analyst and participant in the world of film and video.
LA SELVA NEGRA/THE MODERN JUNGLE (72 mins)
Directors: Saúl Kak and Charles Fairbanks
The documentary, La Selva Negra (The Modern Jungle), provides a self-reflexive look at capitalism, commodity fetishism, and cinema through the lens of Juan, a Zoque shaman and farmworker, and, Carmen, who lives peacefully off the land her martyred husband paid for with his life.
Free and open to the public
Pre-screening drinks reception (beer and sangria) will take place at 6:30-7pm
2401 W 6th St
Los Angeles, CA 90057
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