Extra Credit Opportunity: Hispanic Heritage Month Movie Week

You only need to attend one to get extra credit, but you are welcome to attend more. All movies are in the Student Center; screenings begin at 7pm.

  • Monday, September 28 – El Norte: After the Guatemalan army destroys their village of San Pedro, two teenage Quiche Mayan Indian siblings journey north through Mexico to the United States to start a new life.
  • Tuesday, September 29 – Piñero: Tells the story of the explosive life of a Latino icon, the poet-playwright-actor Miguel Piñero.
  • Wednesday, September 30 – Mambo Kings: In the early 1950s, two Cuban brothers must flee Havana after getting into a violent dispute with the mobster owners of a club where they performed. Eventually ending up in New York, they work at menial jobs while attempting to revive their musical careers.
  • Thursday, October 1 – Mi Familia: Traces over three generations an immigrant family’s trials, tribulations, tragedies, and triumphs.