Film Screening & Director Talk: Lupe under the Sun (Mexico, United States, 2016, 79 minutes)

  • Starts4:00 pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018
  • Ends6:00 pm on Saturday, October 27, 2018

Lupe Under the Sun is a portrait of migrant farmworkers grappling with the faultlines of the American Dream. It is a neorealist film following an aging migrant worker living in California, who longs to return to Mexico before it is too late. Featuring a cast of nonprofessional actors, real farmworkers and authentic locations, Lupe Under the Sun tackles issues of depression, homesickness and the immigrant myth of the American Dream.

The screening will be followed by a conversation with director Rodrigo Reyes.

Sponsors: BU Arts Initiative, BU Center for Latin American Studies, BU Center for the Humanities, Associate Dean for the Humanities Faculty, Voces Hispánicas, Department of Romance Studies

Center for Integrated Life Sciences and Engineering (CILSE), 610 Commonwealth Avenue

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