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“Reel” Latin America: Framing the 21st Century:

A conference on Latin American and US Latino Film

When Oct 04, 2013 12:00 AM to
Oct 05, 2013 12:00 AM
Where Ekstrom Library
Contact Name
Contact Phone 5028520501
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The conference committee invites submissions in English, Portuguese or Spanish for individual papers, and/or complete panels for its forthcoming conference on Latin American and US Latino film to be held on the campus of the University of Louisville between October 4-5, 2013.



We welcome papers and panels relating to the study of film and documentary, including, but by no means limited to:


  • The role of digital media in the current boom of Latin American Film

  • National cinemas

  • Minorities’s involvement as consumers and producers of film and television culture, and representations of women within television and film

  • The documentary genre in Latin America and US Latino Film

  • Women’s participation in, and creation of film and documentary

  • The role of the Escuela de Cine y Televisión de Cuba in the development of the New Latin American film

  • The Latin American film subject

  • Latin American film festivals

  • Film and Latin American Cultural Studies

  • Film in pedagogy

  • The role of music and the visual arts in Latin American and US Latino film

  • Latin American film production’s engagement with social media and their work as bloggers and cultural critics


Please send one-page abstracts to Manuel Medina, at

The deadline for panel proposals is July 15, 2013.

All submitters will receive a confirmation of receipt email from the conference within 5 business days of receipt of their submissions. Accepted submitters will receive notification via email in mid-July.


For more information on our conference, please see



Organized by the Department of Classical and Modern Languages,

College of Arts and Sciences

University of Louisville.  

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