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CLFF: Jayuya, Tierra Taina / Dawn

April 10, 2011 @ 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm


Jayuya, Tierra Taina
US-Chicago, 2010, 49 min.
Director: Javier Vargas
Genre: Documentary
In English

This documentary showcases the National Indigenous Festival of Jayuya that honors the Taino Indians. It also sheds Light on the two political revolutions that have taken place in Puerto Rico: Grito de Lares, against the Spanish Regime, and the Nationalist Revolution, on October 30, 1950 against the North American Regime. The patriots had no military experience and their weapons were rudimentary, but they were moved by their claim to independence and the desire to call attention to Puerto Rico’s colonial situation.

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US-Chicago, 2010, 30 min.
Director: Jaime Mariscal
Genre: Drama
In English

Dawn, a teenage girl living in the barrio spends her time at the local laundromat and interacts with a series of women and odd characters. It is through her interactions with these women that she learns about the complications that come with love, friendship, and family. Will Dawn be wise in love or will she make the same mistakes the women from the laundromat made?–dawn&option=com_eventlist&Itemid=44


April 10, 2011
1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
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2828 N. Clark

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