“I really wanted students to acknowledge that studying the U.S.-Mexico border is important because we need to know that our history is rooted in between the U.S. and Mexico and how the border came to be, but also to think about the voices of people that have been affected by the border enforcement.” ~ Lizbeth De La Cruz Santana
Department of Modern and Classical Languages and Literatures alumnus Dr. Julio Puente Garcia received the Rudolfo Anaya Award in the Best Latino Focused Fiction Book category at the International Latino Book Awards for “Acrobatics Angelinas.”
It was 1952 when an eight-year-old Jim Cardella, accompanied by his parents, left his home in Firebaugh to board the “California Zephyr” train in Oakland and begin an epic journey that took him nearly halfway around the world.
CineCulture will present “Angelica” (2016) at 5:30 p.m. Friday, March 9, in the Peters Education Center Auditorium at the Student Recreation Center (5010 N. Woodrow Ave.). The post-screening discussion will be led by director Marisol Gómez-Mouakad.
CineCulture announces the lineup for the remainder of the spring semester. Most CineCulture screenings are at 5:30 p.m. on Fridays during the semester in the Peters Education Center Auditorium (5010 N. Woodrow Ave.) in the Student Recreation Center. All films screened on campus are free and open to the public. Parking is not enforced after 4 p.m. on Fridays.
The Fresno State CineCulture Series kicks off its spring 2018 lineup of film screenings with “Extra-Terrestrials (Extra Terrestias)” at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 26. The CineCulture Club promotes cultural awareness through film and post-screening discussions.