DELAWARE, Ohio – Ohio Wesleyan University will screen five contemporary Spanish and Latin American feature films between Sept. 18 and Oct. 6 as part of the university’s second annual Spanish Film Festival. Admission is free for all films, which will feature English subtitles.
All screenings, and subsequent discussions, will be held in the Benes Rooms inside Ohio Wesleyan’s Hamilton-Williams Campus Center, 40 Rowland Ave.,
6:30 p.m. Sept. 30 – “También la lluvia” (“Even the Rain”): As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply (Drama-history/Spain, Mexico, France). The film will be presented by Juan Armando Rojas, Ph.D., associate professor of modern foreign languages.
The Spanish Film Festival is made possible with the support of Pragda, Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports of Spain, and SPAIN arts & culture. The series is presented in collaboration with Ohio Wesleyan’s Department of Modern Foreign Languages, the Water: Rites and Rights Course Connection and Department of English, Spanish Program, Film Studies Program, Department of Comparative Literature, Office of the Provost, and VIVA cultural organization.
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