UNAM Chicago, through its Spanish Department, invites you to our Cultural Film series Spring - Summer "Movimientos Sociales en Latinoamérica". You will get a glimpse into the artistic vision of several important directors and their contribution to Latin American cinema in the past years.
Enjoy a light-hearted series with our renowned focus on quality. Practice your Spanish skills during our informal debates at the end of each film.
English subtitles. Space is limited. Refreshments offered. Free admission
This week movie: La Historia Oficial:
Tuesday May 27- 6:00 p.m.
Argentinean schoolteacher Alicia is forced to question her government's official story of the "Dirty War" of the 1970s when she suspects that her adopted daughter, Gaby, may be the child of a murdered political prisoner. But her quest for truth takes a heavy toll on her relationship with her conservative husband. This wrenching historical drama won the Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film in 1986.
Director: Luis Puenzo
Actores: Norma Leandro, Hector Alterio, Patricio Contreras