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Toward North: Central American Shorts

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 6:00pm to 6:48pm

Willard Straight Theatre
Central Campus

In El Salvador, gang violence has overrun the country, disproportionately targeting children and teenagers, and turning it into 'The Murder Capital of the World'. In Los Comandos (2017, 30 mins), by Joshua Bennett & Juliana Schatz, we're introduced to a teenage emergency responder who wrestles with whether to leave El Salvador or stay and work amid rampant gang violence and threats to her friends and family.In Towards North (2018, 18 mins), by Joshua Bennett, Jessica Chermayeff, Elvia Shaw, we make our way to a tiny refugee shelter in Tapachula, Mexico, where we meet Nelly and her daughter Joseline, who like millionsof others, are fleeing extreme gang violence in Central America.website: Humanityonthemove.org

 

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Event Type

Film

Departments

Cornell Cinema, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Latino Studies Program

Tags

film, movie, tfdcin, cinema, Movies, perfhum, cascal, LSPCAL

Website

http://cinema.cornell.edu/toward-nort...

Cost

Free to all

Group
Cornell Cinema
Contact E-Mail

taa39@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Teresa Alvis

Contact Phone

607-255-3522

Open To

Public

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