Free Film Series @ LACMA
Scene from La teta asustada (The Milk of Sorrow)

A special program organized in conjunction with the exhibition Contested Visions in the Spanish Colonial World. Hosted by Edward James Olmos, actor, producer, director and community activist, and curated by Marlene Dermer, co-director of the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF), this two-day film program, explores themes from the exhibition through cinema.

On January 21, the program includes a fascinating selection of feature films followed by a roundtable discussion with some of the directors and actors (the roundtable discussion starts at 6:45 pm, after the last film of the day).

On January 22, a series of compelling shorts and documentaries will be screened. 

Bing Theater | Free, tickets required | Please refer to each film below to reserve your tickets.

Events in this Series:

January 21, 2012 | 1:00pm

El Violín (The Violin)
January 21, 2012 | 3:00pm

January 22, 2012 | 1:30pm

This film program was made possible with the support of Paul and Herta Amir, JoAnn Busuttil, Darrel Couturier, William Escalera, Francisco George, Elisabeth Waldo Music and Paul A. Dentzel, MCMAFN Foundation.

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