Screening of Wilaya


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  • Host Department: Latina/o Studies Program
  • Date: 04/10/2014
  • Time: 7:00PM

  • Location: Honigman Auditorium, Hutchins Hall, Room 100

  • Description:

    Pedro Pérez Rosado / Spain / 97 min / 2012

    Born into a Sahrawi refugee camp before being sent to live with foster parents in Spain, Fatimetu returns to her Saharan birthplace following the death of her mother and, despite having been absent for sixteen years, finds herself expected to resume family duties. With unprecedented access to the Sahrawi community, who are still waiting for status under international law, Wilaya is Pedro Pérez Rosado's poetic evocation of being caught between two worlds.

    Sponsored by the Spanish Film Club. Co-sponsored by the Latina/o Studies Program.