Afrolatinos: The Untaught StoryAfrolatinos: The Untaught Storyhttp://www.haverford.edu/calendar/details/200311KINSC Sharpless Auditorium2012-03-27T16:15:002012-03-27T19:00:00
March 27, 4:15PM–7:00PM
KINSC Sharpless Auditorium
Film Preview and Discussion with Writer and Co-Producer, Alicia Anabel Santos. 4:15pm-Tea, 4:30pm- presentation.
There are an estimated 200 million Afro-descendants throughout Latin America; yet the majority have no political or economic power. Afro-Latinos: The Untaught Story will take you on a journey to meet Afro-Latinos throughout Spanish and Portuguese speaking nations of Central and South America and the Caribbean. It is the story of a shared history not found in textbooks. This film gives a voice to communitieswho have been invisible until now.
In 2008, Alicia Anabel Santos joined Creador Pictures as Writer /Co-Producer of its first documentary, "Afro Latinos: La Historia Que Nunca Nos Contaron / AfroLatinos: The Untaught Story", partnering with Renzo Devia, on a project that will change the way the world sees color and race relations in Latin America.
Alicia will present these underrepresented issues and her current research for the documentary.
About Alicia Anabel Santos Alicia Anabel is a proud New York-born Dominicana who is passionate about writing works that empower and inspire women to find their voices, speak up and demand that they be respected. Founder of the NewYork City Latina Writers Group, Alicia's extensive writing experience includes hosting, writing scripts for, and serving as co-editor of Latina Source Podcast. She's worked for renowned magazines such asBusinessWeek, Glamour and Domino, but it was an article published in Urban Latino Magazine (www.urbanlatino.com), "Two Cultures Marching to One Drum," that gained the attention of Producer Renzo Devia. He invited her to partner with him on a project that will change the way the world sees color and race relations in Latin America.
Sponsored by the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship and the Hurford Center for Arts and Humanities.
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