CineCulture: The Mexican Suitcase, Oct. 5

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CineCulture: The Mexican Suitcase, Oct. 5

Postby mhusain » Fri Sep 28, 2012 11:33 am

Film Screening: Friday, Oct. 5, 5:30 p.m. Peter’s Education Center Auditorium west of Save-Mart Center in the Student Recreation Center Building.

October 5: The Mexican Suitcase (2011)
Discussant: Trisha Ziff (Filmmaker)
The Mexican Suitcase tells the story of story of three boxes, found in a closet in Mexico City in 2007. Contained in the boxes were 4,500 negatives taken by three friends, Jewish exiles from Germany, Poland and Hungary, who met in Paris between 1936 and 1937. They became some of the finest photojournalists of their time. They traveled to Spain together to fight fascism with their cameras. Robert Capa, David “Chim” Seymour and Gerda Toro. 86 minutes.

Sponsors: Jewish Studies Association, Jewish Federation of Central California & Chicano Latin American Studies Department.

For more information: CineCulture Club:
MCJ Department:

All films screened on campus are free and open to the public. Parking is not enforced after 4 p.m. on Fridays.

CineCulture is a film series provided as a service to Fresno State campus students, faculty, and staff, and community, at no charge. CineCulture is also offered as a 3 unit academic course (MCJ 179) in the Mass Communication and Journalism Department. CineCulture fulfills General Education Integration Area Multicultural International (MI).

CineCulture Club promotes cultural awareness through film and post-screening discussions.

For further information about CineCulture contact:
Dr. Mary Husain (Instructor & Club Adviser) at
Narek Avetisyan (Club President) at
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