Events

Loving- Asha Purdue Global Film Fest 2017

Sunday, February 26 5:00 PM-8:00 PM

Description

Asha Purdue Global Film Fest presents "Loving" - a 2016 American historical drama film which tells the story of Richard and Mildred Loving, the plaintiffs in the 1967 U.S. Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia, which invalidated state laws prohibiting interracial marriage. The film was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, and has been nominated for numerous awards, including a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor for Edgerton and Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations for Negga.

LOCATION: Stewart Center, Fowler Hall

TIME: Feb. 26, 5:00 pm

ADMISSION: Free and open to the public

The movie is co-sponsored by American Studies, Black Cultural Center (BCC) in collaboration with SOGA, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Women's Gender and Sexuality Studies, Science Diversity Office, Global Studies, Film and Video Studies, Susan Bulkeley Butler Center, Asian American and Asian Resource and Cultural Center (AAARCC) and Asha Purdue. The movie will be introduced by Dr. Dwan F. Stinchcomb, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR of SPANISH, Department of Spanish & Portuguese, School of Languages & Cultures, Purdue University.