El Almuerzo (The Lunch) - Film Screening & Discussion

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October 3, 2015, 11:00 AM CT

Presented by Veronica Garibotto, Spanish Professor, University of Kansas.

On May 5, 1976, the writer Haoldo Conti was kidnapped by the military dictatorship who took the government that year in Argentina. Two weeks after, Jorge Rafael Videla, the coup president, invites certain personalities of the National Culture; Jorge Luis Borges, Ernesto Sabato, Horacio Ratti, Father Castellani, and General of the Presidency, Gen Villarreal to a particular lunch at the Government House.

This event is part of the Latin American Cinema Festival XXIV, which features weekly films with topics that encourage a better understanding of Latino culture and traditions. Each film is introduced and discussed by a humanities scholar. All discussions are bilingual.

Rio Theater
7204 W 80th St
Overland Park, KS 66204
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Sponsored by: Sociedad Hidalgo, Inc.

For more information about this event, please contact:
Gloria Bessenbacher
(913) 268-5525