LACC/MIFF K-12 Outreach Screening: In the Name of the Girl

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Venue:Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, Downtown Miami

Private screening for Miami Dade County public school teachers and students features 2011 film, In the Name of the Girl. Shot on location in the Ecuadorian Andes and set in the summer of 1976, the film centers around young Manuela, who eager to confront her cousins and grandparents in defense of her father's ideas, has an unexpected encounter and must confront herself instead. Screening followed by Q&A and curricular session that provides resources for integrating the film and its themes into the classroom. Co-sponsored by LACC, Miami International Film Festival, Miami Dade College and Miami Dade County Public Schools. By invitation only.