BFS WIE: Birds of Passage
Saturday, February 9, 2019
UCLA James Bridges Theater
Bruin Film Society is proud to present BFS: WOMEN IN ENTERTAINMENT, a series of events that showcase and celebrate women in the entertainment industry. This event is co-sponsored by the American Indian Studies Center and the Center for Southern Cone Studies.
A free screening of BIRDS OF PASSAGE, from Academy Award nominees Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra (Embrace of the Serpent).
SYNOPSIS: Set in 1970s Colombia among the Wayúu indigenous people, this mystical epic centers on Rapayet, a man torn between the desire to be powerful and his duty to uphold his culture’s values. Ignoring ancient omens, his tribe enters the drug trafficking business getting caughtmup in a conflict where honor is the highest currency and debts are paid with blood.
UCLA is a tobacco-free campus. All-day parking ($12-20) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Lots 2, 3 and 4 (enter the campus at Hilgard and Westholme avenues). For more information, call 310-825-7315.