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LACIS Lecture Series: “Screening Slaughter. Evasive Figuration in Spanish American Slaughterhouse Documentaries"

Presented by Glen Close, Professor, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, UW-Madison

Event Details

Date
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Time
12:30-1:30 p.m.
Location
Description
Professor Close will discuss Nicaraguan director Gabriel Serra Argüello’s La Parka (The Reaper, 2013) -- a documentary film shot primarily in a Mexican slaughterhouse; it circulated widely at international festivals, and was screened for the Mexican Senate and nominated for a U.S. Academy Award. LACIS organizes a weekly lecture series during the academic year. These events feature a catered luncheon on a first-come first-served basis, and are FREE and open to the public.
Cost
Free

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