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Latino Outreach Center Events

Movie Showing: Suffragette PG-13

Thursday, March 12, 2020

12:30 pm (1 HR 46 Minutes)

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In 1912 London, a young working mother is galvanized into radical political activism supporting the right for women to vote, and is willing to meet violence with violence to achieve this end.

 

Digging in Their Heels - CANCELLED

Tuesday, March 17

11 a.m. to noon

An Energized, Eye-Opening Story of Women's Battle for the Vote!

If Susan B. Anthony and her pals had I-Phones, Twitter, and Uber drivers, maybe it wouldn't have taken 72 years to win the vote.  Maybe?  Storyteller Sally Perkins re-imagines the suffragists with modern technology as she takes audiences through the 72-year journey in this interactive, hilarious, and poignant story of the suffragists' struggles, strategies, racism, and endurance.

 

36th Chicago Latino Film Festival - CANCELLED

There will be two movies selected and shown. The movies will be announced on March 1. 

CHOLITAS

Wednesday, April 22, 11:00 am 

Spain/Argentina/Bolivia/2019/80 min. Genre: Documentary

Director Jaime Murciego and Pablo Iraburu Spanish & Aymara w/ English subtitles

Synopsis: Five Bolivian indigenous women are involved in a unique expedition. As a symbol of liberation and empowerment, they propose to climb the highest mountain in America. Her image is amazing: they climb wearing their traditional skirts. They are more than climbers, they are brave women who find in the mountain a space to feel free, happy and alive. Their adventure will show the world an inspiring way to be a woman, to live tradition and to relate to Mother Nature.

Trailer: https://vimeo.com/365946448

 

THE NIGHT OF THE TWO MOONS/LA NOCHE DE LAS DOS LUNAS - CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 28, 2:00 pm

Venezuela/2018/120 min.

Genre: Drama

Director: Maruvi Leonet, Javier Martintereso

Spanish w/ English Subtitles

Synopsis: In the third month of pregnancy,Federica finds out that the baby she's expecting doesn't share her DNA. She goes to the clinic where she underwent an in vitro fertilization treatment and they acknowledge they made a mistake by exchanging her embryo with another couple's. The clinic identifies the woman into whom they implanted her embryo, but she suffered a miscarriage. Federica decides to go on with her pregnancy, have and keep the baby, but the biological parents will struggle to get their baby back.

Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ooRTSh_-F94&t=12s

Light refreshments will be served.

 

LATINO CENTER END OF THE YEAR CELEBRATION - CANCELLED

Tuesday, May 5

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Cafeteria

 

Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15 to Oct. 15)

Coming soon

 

Contact Information

Saraliz Jimenez, MBA, MS
Student Services Center (SSC), Room 2225C, (630) 942-3039
jimene@cod.edu

Regular Hours

Monday to Friday: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday: Closed