October 5: The documentary “Rape on the Night Shift” uncovers the sexual abuse of female janitors who are often undocumented immigrants. 

Oct 7: “Wild Tales,” Argentina’s nominee for the 2015 Best Foreign-Language Oscar tells six tales of revenge taking their character’s to outrageous extremes.

Rescheduled: Scholar and former White House official explores possibilities for U.S. and Mexican workers to jointly improve their working conditions.

Upcoming Events

Matthew O'Brien

Tuesday, October 6 | 4:00 pm

Cine Latino

Directed by Damián Szifron (Argentina, 2014)

Wednesday, October 7 | 7:00 pm

Bay Area Latin America Forum
Rebecca Bodenheimer 

Tuesday, October 20 | 4:00 pm

Diego and Frida in Detroit

Frida Kahlo paints “Self-Portrait on the Borderline Between Mexico and the United States,” as Diego Rivera observes.  In the background, the Detroit Industry murals are in progress. (Photo courtesy of the Detroit Institute of Arts Archives.)
The Spring 2015 Review looks at the artistic legacy of Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo's stay in Detroit.

Recent Highlight

A mother helps her daughter don a mask to protect against China's smog. (Photo courtesy of Charles Ferguson.)

September 18: Academy Award-winner Charles Ferguson presented his new film on climate change in Sibley Auditorium at 7 pm.

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