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Charles R. Hale, Director SRH 1.310, 2300 Red River Street D0800, Austin, TX 78712 • 512.471.5551

Film Screening: "The Black-Creoles: Memories and Identities"

Wed, October 19, 2011 • 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM • WCAAAS/ISESE Gallery, JES A232A

This 90-minute documentary narrates the largely untold story of this group of African descendants of the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua. Filmmakers Maria Jose Alvarez and Martha Clarissa Hernandez collected oral testimonties that detail the ethno-genesis of the Creole ethnic group, its ancestral customs, cultural traditions, historic relationship to the Caribbean, and the challenges it has faced in Nicaragua.

Q&A session to follow with the film's director, Maria Jose Alvarez, and Michael Campbell, the Coordinator of Programs and Projects for the Center for Human, Civil, and Autonomous Rights (CEDEHCA) in Nicaragua.

For more information, contact Paloma Diaz or Stephanie Lang.

Sponsored by: WCAAAS, LLILAS

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