Spring 2010

Confortorio film poster

Screenings: Confortorio & Le petit soldat

Directed by Paolo Benvenuti (Italy, 1992)
Directed by Jean-Luc Godard (France, 1960)
January 21, 2010

Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom film poster

Screening: Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

Directed by Pier Paolo Pasolini (Italy, 1975)
January 23, 2010

Open City film poster

Screening: Open City

Directed by Roberto Rossellini (Italy, 1945)
January 28, 2010

The Wall film poster

Screening: The Wall

Directed by Yilmaz Güney (France, 1983)
January 31, 2010

How Nice to See You Alive film poster

Screening: How Nice to See You Alive

Directed by Lúcia Murat (Brazil, 1989)
February 2, 2010

Seven Moments film poster

Screening: Seven Moments

Directed by Diana Cardozo (Mexico, 2008)
February 4, 2010

Archeology of Memory: Villa Grimaldi film poster

Screening: Archeology of Memory: Villa Grimaldi

Directed by Quique Cruz and Marilyn Mulford
February 7, 2010

Portrait of Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas

The Promise and Legacy of the Mexican Revolution

Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas
February 9, 2010 | Part of the Spring 2010 U.S.–Mexico Futures Forum Series

David Fitzgerald speaking at CLAS

Citizenship à la Carte: Emigration and the Sovereign State

David Fitzgerald
February 10, 2010 | Part of the Spring 2010 U.S.–Mexico Futures Forum Series

Children lie on top of a train as it moves through the countryside

CineLatino: Which Way Home

Directed by Rebecca Cammisa (United States, 2009)
February 10, 2010 | Part of the Spring 2010 Cine Latino Series

A map shows the geographic spread and a chart shows the increasing numbers of killings of government officials, which represents a direct threat to Mexican democracy. (From Viridiana Ríos and David A. Shirk, “Drug Violence in Mexico," 2011.)

Reporting on Mexico: Drugs, Violence and the Prospects for a Nation’s Future

Panel Discussion
February 17, 2010 | Part of the Spring 2010 U.S.–Mexico Futures Forum Series

Crude: The Real Price of Oil film poster

CineLatino: Crude: The Real Price of Oil

Directed by Ana Carrigan and Juliet Weber (United States, 2010) 
March 10, 2010 | Part of the Spring 2010 Cine Latino Series

Portrait of Lorenzo Meyer

Commemorating Mexico's Great Upheavals

Lorenzo Meyer
March 31, 2010 | Part of the Spring 2010 U.S.–Mexico Futures Forum Series
 

The Milk of Sorrow film poster

CineLatino: The Milk of Sorrow

Directed by Claudia Llosa (Peru, 2009)
April 8, 2010 | Part of the Spring 2010 Cine Latino Series

Dan Kammen and Harley Shaiken

A Conversation on Energy and Development in the Americas

Dan Kammen and Harley Shaiken 
April 13, 2010 | Part of the Alternative Energy and the Americas Series 

Cuauhtémoc Cárdenas on the UC Berkeley campus with José Narro Robles, Rector of UNAM; Enrique del Val; Jose Luis Talancón; and Harley Shaiken. (Photo by Beth Perry.)

Mexico: Bicentennial of Independence, Centennial of the Revolution

José Narro Robles
April 15, 2010 | | Part of the Spring 2010 U.S.–Mexico Futures Forum Series

Mary Lyn Salvador

The Textiles of Kuna Women

Mari Lyn Salvador
April 19, 2010 | Part of the Spring 2010 Bay Area Latin America Forum

Sergio film poster

CineLatino: Sergio

Directed by Greg Barker (2009)
April 19, 2010 | Part of the Spring 2010 Cine Latino Series

Trotsky appears in a detail from the Diego Rivera mural "Man, Controller of the Universe" (Photo by Gabriel Aguilera.)

Trotsky: Exile and Murder in Mexico

Bertrand M. Patenaude
April 22, 2010 | Part of the Spring 2010 U.S.–Mexico Futures Forum Series

Berkeley undergraduate members of CAFE in the CLAS Conference Room surround (from left): Professor Beatriz Manz, Helen Mack, and Professor Lok Siu. (Photo by CLAS staff.)

Using the Courts to Combat Impunity in Guatemala

Panel Discussion Featuring Helen Mack
April 27, 2010

A DVD cover of the film prominently reads "CENSURADA": the attempt to censor “Presumed Guilty” helped catapult the film to national prominence. (Photo courtesy of Layda Negrete and Roberto Hernández.)

Part of the 53rd San Francisco International Film Festival (April 22-May 6): Presumed Guilty

Directed by Roberto Hernández and Geoffrey Smith (Mexico, 2009)
May 3, 2010

A man points out the border from a plane on the cover of "The Wind Doesn't Need a Passport," by Tyche Hendricks. (Photo by Sandy Huffaker Jr. )

The Wind Doesn’t Need a Passport

Tyche Hendricks
May 6, 2010 | Part of the Spring 2010 U.S.–Mexico Futures Forum Series