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After María: The Two Shores film event

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Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 7:30pm to 9:30pm

GC - Graham University Center, 355
11200 SW 8th ST, Graham University Center, Miami, Florida 33199

Film screening followed by discussion with Director Sonia Fritz.  The documentary "Después de María: Las 2 orillas" is a look at Puerto Rico eight months after the passing of the hurricane.  It includes explorations of several community self-management projects around the island, such as Las Carolinas community kitchen in Caguas, a net rescue initiative in Naguabo, and a hydroponics farm in Lares, as well as the Catharsis project featuring works by artists at the Museum of the Americas in San Juan.  It also includes the stories of the families who emigrated to Orlando and had to split up after the hurricane and several family businesses that now provide help from abroad, as well as the important contribution of the diaspora in the reconstruction of the island.

Event Type

Academics, Lectures & conferences

Audience

Students, Faculty & Staff, Alumni, General Public

Website

http://cri.fiu.edu

Cost

fre, register at

Department
Steven J Green School of International & Public Affairs
Hashtag

#Puerto Rico; Puerto Rican;

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