A free showing of “Three Moments, A Shout,” a documentary by Chilean filmmaker Cecilia Barriga, is 10:30 a.m. Oct. 9 at the Mary Riepma Ross Media Arts Center.
Barriga will attend and participate in a question and answer session following the screening.
“Three Moments, A Shout” examines the Occupy Wall Street movement, the Spanish Indignants Movement and Chilean student protests as parallel events. For more information about the documentary, which is 96 minutes long and not rated, click here.
Born 1957 in Chile, Barriga has divided her residence between Spain, Chile and other countries since 1977. For the past 25 years, she has worked in various visual formats including video art, documentary and feature film. She has produced 11 video performances, experimental documentaries or films shown in art museums and exhibitions. She has written and directed one feature film, 16 documentaries, five experimental pieces and three short films.
Her work deals with gender/transgender issues and social movements.
During her visit to UNL, Barriga met privately with graduate students and led a workshop for undergraduates.
Barriga’s visit is sponsored by UNL’s Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, the film studies program in the Department of English, the Institute for Ethnic Studies, and the Women’s and Gender Studies program.