Central American Studies Events
Panamanian documentary filmaker Anayansi Prado returns to CSUN from the autonomous community of Akua Yala, Panama, to share two films produced by Kuna and Embera Youth. Read more
A film by Ana Carrigan & Juliet Weber, produced by the Kellogg Institute University of Notre Dame. Monseñor Romero was assassinated on March 24th 1980, for denouncing the human rights violations of the poor in El Salvador. Over 75,000 dead, more than 8,000 disappeared and millions of displaced within El Salvador and abroad. Thirty years after his assassination, the United Nations (UN) proclaimed, the day Read more
Seven survivors of human trafficking try to find words for their trauma. Grinding poverty in Nicaragua leads parents to pimp their daughters; women are abducted and sold at the border to Honduras. Some of them manage to escape and even find the strength to build up prevention projects for at-risk girls.
Until the last drop: Tales from el Salvador's Agua Apocalypse, examines opposing visions of water management as they clash in El Salvador. This documentary provides an inside view of the Salvadoran movement against water privatization and battle over how to manage El Salvador's water, which could reverberate throughout Latin American, where water is becoming more and more scarce. Read more