Free Movie! Immigration in Film Series: ZOOT SUIT

When: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker : 2102
Event Type(s): Movie/Film/Video

Join the Center for the History of the New America for the next screening in our Immigration in Film Series: Zoot Suit!

Set against the backdrop of the Zoot Suit Riots and World War II, Zoot Suit is the 1981 film adaptation of Luis Valdez's critically acclaimed play. Part fact, part fiction, Zoot Suit explores racial tensions and youth culture in 1940s Los Angeles.

A discussion of the film will follow led by Professor Sharada Balachandran Orihuela of the English Department. The event is free and open to the UMD community and the public. Pizza and soda will be served.

Website: http://newamerica.umd.edu/film.php

For more information, contact:
Sine Hwang Jensen
+1 301 405 4305

newamerica.umd.edu




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