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    The Hands of Justice Features Latin American Film Series

    February 23, 2022

    The Latin American Studies program invites faculty, staff and students to view The Hands of Justice Latin American Film Series for spring 2022. All screenings will take place in the Pearne Auditorium, Brennan Hall 228.

    • Feb. 24 @ 7 p.m.- No Mas Bebes/No More Babies tells the story of a little-known but landmark event in reproductive justice when a small group of Mexican immigrant women sued county doctors, the state, and the U.S. government after they were sterilized while giving birth at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

    • Mar. 24 @ 7 p.m.- La odisea de los giles / Heroic Losers - In times of the infamous Argentinian Corralito, the neighbors of a little town trace a plan to recover the money they lost after learning that their bank manager and a corrupt lawyer have stolen it.

    • Apr. 28 @ 7 p.m. - Democracia em Vertigem / The Edge of Democracy - A cautionary tale for these times of democracy in crisis, the personal and political fuse in The Edge of Democracy explores one of the most dramatic periods in Brazilian history. Combining unprecedented access to Presidents Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff with accounts of her own family's complex political and industrial past, filmmaker Petra Costa (Elena, 2012) witnesses their rise and fall and the tragically polarized nation that remains.

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