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Foreign film “Tambien la Lluvia” shown March 6 at Appalachian

BOONE—The Appalachian State University Global Film Series presents “Tambien la Lluvia”(Even the Rain) on Tuesday, March 6, at 7 p.m. in I.G. Greer Auditorium. Admission is free.

The award-winning film is directed by Iciar Bollain and stars Gael Garcia Bernal and Luis Tosar.

Set in contemporary Cochabamba, Bolivia, the film deals with matters of globalization, indigenous rights, and environmental/sustainable development issues.Benito Del Pliego, an associate professor in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literature, will introduce the film. A panel discussion featuring study abroad students that traveled to Cochabamba will share what they learned about the Bolivian people and issues highlighted in the film.

For additional information, contact Beth Cramer in Belk Library and Information Commons (crameree@appstate.edu) or Gus Pena in the Office of Multicultural Development (penaae@appstate.edu).

Information about the series is online at http://guides.library.appstate.edu/globalfilmseries.

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