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Documentary on Chilean social movements comes to UH Hilo

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Date: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Contact: Alyson Kakugawa-Leong, (808) 932-7669

For Immediate Release

The University of Hawai╩╗i at Hilo invites the public to attend a screening of the documentary ÔÇťTheir Dreams Endure: Veins of Resistance in ChileÔÇŁ by Joshua Tucker, an American journalist and filmmaker living in Chile, on Friday, March 9, from 3 - 6 pm in UCB Room 100. A Q & A session with Tucker follows the screening.

The documentary examines three distinct Chilean social movements and their efforts to bring about change through free quality education for all, sovereignty for the indigenous Mapuche people, and urban land occupations where people struggle for dignified housing. The film trailer is available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIJt_I61Ix8.

The event is sponsored by the ChancellorÔÇÖs Professional Development Fund and organized by the Departments of Political Science and Administration of Justice along with the Office of International Student Services and Intercultural Education.

For more information, contact Dr. Su-Mi Lee at sumilee@hawaii.edu. For disability accommodation, contact Disability Services at 932-7623 (V), 932-7002 (TTY), or email uds@hawaii.edu.


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