Family Dynamics and Body Politics:
Women Directors of the Spanish-Speaking World
October 24-26th, 2008       
The Orpheum Theater  
Galesburg, IL

FREE and open to the public
Tentative schedule: please check this website for updates.

October 24th   7pm (Runtime 109 min)
Opening remarks by Jan Lisa Huttner, Chicago film critic and founder of
WITASWAN (Women in the Audience Supporting Women Now)

Te doy mis ojos  (Take my eyes) by Icíar Bolláin of Spain.  
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October 24th  9pm (Runtime 86 min)
 XXY    by    Lucía Puenzo of Argentina  

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October 25th  7pm
Madeinusa  by Claudia Llosa of Peru  (Runtime 100 min)  
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October 25th  9pm
Sexo por compasión  by Laura Mañá of Spain. (Runtime 109 min)

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October 26th 2pm  
Real Women Have Curves by Patricia Cardoso of Colombia.  (Runtime 90 min)
Opening remarks by James W. Okeeffe, cinematographer, director
and professor of Cinematography
The USC School of Cinematic Arts

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October 26th 5pm
Niña santa (The Holy Girl) by Lucrecia Martel of Argentina   (Runtime 106 min)

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These screenings are sponsored through the generosity of the following:

Program for Cultural Cooperation between Spain’s Ministry of Culture and United States Universities 

and the following Knox College organizations: 

the Joseph and Clara Johnson Fund for Modern Languages,

Spanish Club, Lo Nuestro, Intercultural Life, Finley Lectureship/Cultural Events Committee,

Office of the Dean of Students, Students Against a Sexist Society, 

and the Global Studies Caterpillar Foundation.


For questions contact Robin Ragan  341 7394