CineCulture April 28: ‘The Crow’s Nest’

Crow's Nest flyer

Fresno State’s CineCulture film series will present “The Crow’s Nest (Malacrianza)” (2014) at 5 p.m. Friday, April 21,  in the Peters Educational Center Auditorium in the Student Recreation Center (west of the Save Mart Center).

Written and directed by Arturo Menéndez, “The Crow’s Nest” is a Salvadorian/Canadian film that tells the story of a lowly piñata vendor from a small town in El Salvador and the struggles that befall him after an extortion letter is left on his doorstep.

The film, with a running time of 70 minutes, was released on October 4, 2014, at the AFI Silver Latin American Film Festival.

Director Arturo Menéndez will lead the post-screening discussion. Parking is free after 4 p.m. on Fridays. The Chicano and Latin American Studies and Department of Political Science are co-sponsors for this week’s screening.

INFO: Dr. Mary Husain at or visit the CineCulture website. See original press release.

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The College of Arts and Humanities provides a diverse student population with the communication skills, humanistic values and cultural awareness that form the foundation of scholarship. The college offers intellectual and artistic programs that engage students and faculty and the community in collaboration, dialog and discovery. These programs help preserve, illuminate and nourish the arts and humanities for the campus and for the wider community.

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