Troy University set to host Cuban Film Festival this month

first_img Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Published 11:00 pm Monday, February 3, 2014 “Getting the opportunity to travel to Cuba was a great thrill,” Vardaman said. “I have traveled all over the world as part of Semester Abroad, but being in Cuba was a rare event for Americans. We wanted to choose films which represented a broad view of Cuban culture and history.”The first feature is a zombie satire, “Juan of the Dead’, on Tuesday February 11. Vardaman will host and introduce the movie.Filmgoers on Feb. 18 will see “The Motorcycle Diaries,” which is about a motorcycle road trip that Che Guevara took when he was younger and how it transformed him. It will be hosted by Dr. Johanna Alberich of the Department of Modern Languages and Classics. The two have announced a similar Study Abroad trip for this May. The February Film Festival hosted by the Troy University Library welcomes anyone interested in Cuba to attend all three successive Tuesdays, beginning Feb. 11. Latest Stories Skip On Feb. 25, the film is “Buena Vista Social Club,” an award-winning documentary about traditional Cuban music, which is hosted by Doc Kirby of the Hall School of Journalism and the John M. Long School of Music. Last summer’s Study Abroad met the current members of the iconic musical group and enjoyed two of their public performances.“We were fortunate to have one faculty team leader, Dr. Johanna Alberich, who was born and raised in Puerto Rico,” Vardaman said. “She is not only fluent in Spanish but very knowledgeable about Caribbean culture. Our other faculty team leader, Doc Kirby, had made five previous trips to Cuba and knew the people, places and history very well.” Email the author Print Article Book Nook to reopen Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Sponsored Content Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Troy University set to host Cuban Film Festival this month By Jaine Treadwell By The Penny Hoarder Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits You Might Like Workshop offers tips to farmers With interest in farm succession planning on the steady rise, the Alabama Cooperative Extension System will hold a series of… read more The Troy University Library will host another international film festival in February, this time featuring films by and about Cuba.On three successive Tuesday evenings Troy University students and area residents are invited to learn more about the United States’ closest neighbor island in the Caribbean. The films will be shown at 7 p.m. in Patterson Hall room 103. They are free and open to the public.Lisa Vardaman, Troy University Library, was instrumental in putting together the Film Festival. One factor was her participation in Troy University’s first ever Study Abroad to Cuba between summer B and fall semester in 2013.last_img read more