Globalization Day: Open Pit Film Screening and Discussion -- RESCHEDULED University Closed

Due to the blizzard warning issued by the National Weather Service, Hofstra University will be closed on Tuesday, March 14. All classes and events will be cancelled, and administrative offices, athletic facilities, the Child Care Institute and the Library will be closed. Athletic and cultural events have been cancelled. Campus food services will be limited to openings in the Student Center, the Netherlands and Hofstra USA, and the Fitness Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Please check www.hofstra.edu/alert for updates and further information.

 

Directed by Gianni Converso and produced by Daniel Santana, Open Pit is a tour de force of investigative journalism and guerilla filmmaking that reveals the vicious face of dirty gold mining in Peru. Faced with devastating mercury pollution, heavy metals and acid mine drainage, the people of Cajamarca (northern Peru) fight a desperate battle to defend their water resources, their families, and their way of life. Discussion will follow with Daniel Santana.

This event will now be shown on Thursday, March 16th at 12:45 p.m. in room 204A CV Starr. The filmmaker will be present, along with several members of the Latin American and Caribbean Studies faculty. 


Co-sponsored the Latin American and Caribbean Students Program (LACS).

This event is rescheduled for:

Date: March 16

Time: 12:45 p.m.

Location: 204A C.V. Starr

 

 

For more information, please contact the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Program at 516-463-4521 or visit hofstra.edu/lacs.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Cost:

Free

Categories:

Location:

Breslin Hall
Breslin Hall
Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11549
USA


Contact:

Phone: 516-463-4521
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