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Wide Awake

Wide Awake

This month features an opportunity to see a documentary, “Awake: A Dream from Standing Rock” about the failed Sioux-led protests against the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, which in the process of delivering oil from North Dakota to Illinois crosses both the Missouri and Mississippi River upstream of American Indian tribal lands. Government pushback against the protests over the course of more than a year led to around 300 injuries and 500 arrests. This film is sponsored by the Diversity Events Committee and will play five more times in various venues on campus in the months of March and April. While the protest movement was not successful, it has brought national and international attention to the legal battles surrounding … Continued
Neue Filme!

Neue Filme!

Thanks to the World Languages and Culture courses offered at IU East, the Campus Library continues to expand our growing international films collection. For Spring 2018 we have fourteen new German language films. These are used in a German course but are also available for circulation to anyone with IU East credentials. Check it out! And if you have any questions about international films at IU East, just Ask Us! iueref@iue.edu Das Cabinet des Dr. Caligari – M – Die Mörder sind unter uns Triumph des Willens – Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes – Der Himmel über Berlin Sonnensucher – Spur der Steine – Die Brücke – Der blaue Engel Lola rennt – Good Bye Lenin! – Gegen die Wand – … Continued
War, Peace, and the New Latinos

War, Peace, and the New Latinos

IU East hosts two film screenings in November, as part of the Latino Americans: 500 Years of History series. The November 10 discussion will be led by Dr. Katherine Miller, Assistant Professor of Anthropology. On November 17, discussion will be facilitated by IU East students Nate Pendergraft, president of the history club, and Katelyn Brown, of the World Languages and Cultures Club Both screenings are in the “Back Stacks” area of the Campus Library and begin at 5:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. All are welcome! November 10 – War and Peace (1942-1954) http://iue.libguides.com/latinoamericans/episode3 Throughout World War II Latino Americans fought alongside Anglos. In the Pacific, East Los Angelos’ Guy Gabaldon became a Marine Corps legend when he singlehandedly captured more enemy soldiers than anyone … Continued
Foreigners in their Own Land (1565-1880)

Foreigners in their Own Land (1565-1880)

Join campus and community members for the first film in the “Latino Americans: 500 years of history” series, on Tues., September 8 at 5:30 pm at the Morrisson-Reeves Library. IU East scholar Dr. Christine Nemcik will lead a discussion about the early history of Latinos in America. Refreshments will be provided by community member Pam Zelaya. There will also be an opportunity for participants to have “cultural conversations” with IU East students, as we strive to document the stories of local members of the Latino American community on our region. The streaming version of the film, available in English and in Spanish, is available here as well as a lecture by Dr. Nemcik. Below is a summary of this episode. … Continued
Al Otro Lado Alamar, Alatriste Amores Perros

Al Otro Lado Alamar, Alatriste Amores Perros

In addition to celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with several interesting programs (http://iue.libguides.com/hispanicheritage) you can enjoy more than 50 Spanish-language films conveniently located at your IU East Campus Library (http://iue.libguides.com/spanishlanguagefilms). Films may be checked out for 3 days or viewed at the Library. We have head phones you can check out and a new large screen for small groups viewing films at the collaboration table. A sampling of the variety (with reviews excerpted and adapted from Amazon.com): Al Otro Lado (To the Other Side) This is a poignant, artistic and insightful movie. It delves into the lives of three young children whose fathers have left their countries in search of work or better opportunities. In a candid way it shows the … Continued