Film: Imagining Mina by Alfredo Béjar ’78

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Film: Imagining Mina by Alfredo Béjar ’78 

On Wed. Oct. 5 Stony Brook Alumnus and award winning independent film maker Alfredo Béjar ’78 will be visiting campus to present and discuss his documentary “Imagining Mina” on the life and politics of Afro Peruvian boxer Mauro Mina. The event will be held in the Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) during campus life time. 

Imagining Mina (2010) (trailer: http://imaginingmina.com/trailer.html)

Screening and discussion with director Alfredo Béjar, Stony Brook Alumnus and Prof. Adrián Pérez Melgosa (Hispanic Lang & Lit.). A documentary on Afro Peruvian boxer, Mauro Mina, one of the best light heavyweights in the world. A film on his life, the obstacles he encountered, including racism, and the inner workings of the 1960s boxing business.

Wednesday, OCTOBER 5 at 12:50-2:10 PM in LACS Conference Room, Social & Behavioral Sciences Bldg., N320.

http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/lacc/events/calendar.html

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Posted on October 4, 2011, in Alumni, Film, Stony Brook. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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