- Latino Migration Project
The Institute for the Study of the Americas (ISA) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is dedicated to the pursuit of knowledge of the Latin American experience in the Western Hemisphere. It builds on a long-standing and distinguished tradition of scholarly interest in the diverse regions that make up Latin America, including Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean.
2015 NC LATIN AMERICAN FILM FESTIVAL
BASEBALL – DREAMS – VANISHED REBELLIONS | FOCUS: VENEZUELA
September 15 – October 13, 2015 | Festival Week. September 25 – October 4, 2015
This year the festival focuses on how film represents the dreams of many in the region, by the experience of baseball as one of the most important sports played and followed in the Americas; it also explores how art plays a role in the lives of young undocumented migrants; the current challenges regarding water in the Americas; and the victories and struggles of citizens of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela and Cuba during the past decades. The film festival will encompass the fundamental relationship between life, sports, music, history, and politics in the Americas. Audiences will enjoy the presence of filmmakers, scholars, musicians, and artists.