All posts tagged: Trans-Border Institute

Mar 24-28 – Border Film Week at The Trans-Border Institute

Featuring the best of border cinema, the Trans-Border Institute’s annual Border Film Week will showcase documentary and fiction films offering attendees a broad vision of border culture. Monday, March 24 6:00 PM In Land of Cowboys / En Tierra de Vaqueros Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre Oliver Rendón, Director / 32 min. View Trailer Some wear Stetson hats, jeans, and plaid or long-sleeved shirts. Although they fit the image of the macho cowboy, the rugged appearance of these gays and lesbians of Sonora, Mexico does not tell the whole story of their lives. Intolerant, conservative Catholic values and traditional family bonds provide a complicated and changing dynamic. RSVP 6:40 p.m. Die Standing Up / Morir de Pie Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre Jacaranda Correa, Director / 90 min. View Trailer This is the inspiring story of Irina Layewska, a tireless fighter in the war for personal freedoms, who continues to work for progressive causes from her wheelchair despite a severe disability. But it’s also the love story of Irina …

Mar 4-8 – Border Film Week, Joan Kroc School of Peace Studies, Trans-Border Institute

Featuring the best of border cinema, the Trans-Border Institute will showcase documentary and fiction films offering attendees a broad vision of border culture. Where Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice Theatre When Monday, March 4, 2013 – Friday, March 8, 2013 Félix: Autoficciones de un traficante Monday, March 4 at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served A documentary film chronicling the life of a leader of a human smuggling network in Tijuana. Director Adriana Trujillo will attend and offer insight into the making of the film. View Trailer Espacio Interior Tuesday, March 5 at 6 p.m. Light refreshments will be served Lazaro (Kuno Becker) is kidnapped and thrown into a 3 x 1.50 square meter room completely isolated from the outside world. Richness of Internal Space is a testimony of a man’s will to live and his unbreakable spirit. Based on true events. Followed by a discussion with TBI’s security and rule of law coordinator Octavio Rodriguez and Criminal Defense attorney Janice Deaton. Brilliant Soil Wednesday, March 6 at 6 p.m. Light …