Film Screening: De acá a la China / From here to China

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De acá a la China movie poster
February 22, 2023
6:00PM - 8:30PM
Location
Hagerty Hall 180

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Add to Calendar 2023-02-22 18:00:00 2023-02-22 20:30:00 Film Screening: De acá a la China / From here to China Join the Center for Latin American Studies, East Asian Studies Center, and Ohio State University Libraries for a screening of De acá a la China / From here to China (2019), by Argentine director Federico Marcello. The event is free and open to the public and will feature a Q&A with film experts representing Latin America and East Asia, as well as themed snacks!   Synopsis: In 1986, Facundo's father had a neighborhood market in Buenos Aires. Although it was small, all the neighbors went to buy their groceries there because it had it all. However, in the early 1990s, with the arrival of Chinese supermarkets, the store was unable to compete and had to close. Thirty years later, Facundo travels to the other side of the world with the only purpose of taking revenge by opening the first Argentine Supermarket in China. Languages: Spanish, Mandarin, and English, with English subtitles Trailer and poster:       About the Film Experts Laura Podalsky Professor of Latin American Studies - Department of Spanish and Portuguese   Areas of Expertise Latin American youth cultures Latin American urban cultures Latin American film and visual cultures   Julia Keblinska Postdoctoral Scholar, EASC, CSEEES, Center for Historical Research   Areas of Expertise Modern Chinese Visual Culture New and Old Media in the Post-Mao "New Era"     Henrique Yagui Takahashi Graduate Teaching Associate - Department of Spanish and Portuguese   Areas of Expertise Race and Ethnic Studies Afro-Latin American and Asian Diaspora Literatures and Cultures Urban Studies   Vitor Valverde Dias Graduate Teaching Associate - Department of Spanish and Portuguese   Areas of Expertise Film Studies Affect Studies Popular Culture   Sponsors This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, East Asian Studies Center (EASC), and Ohio State University Libraries. EASC's support is made possible through Title VI National Resource Center funding from the US Department of Education.  Hagerty Hall 180 Spanish & Portuguese spanport@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Join the Center for Latin American Studies, East Asian Studies Center, and Ohio State University Libraries for a screening of De acá a la China / From here to China (2019), by Argentine director Federico Marcello.

The event is free and open to the public and will feature a Q&A with film experts representing Latin America and East Asia, as well as themed snacks!

 

Synopsis: In 1986, Facundo's father had a neighborhood market in Buenos Aires. Although it was small, all the neighbors went to buy their groceries there because it had it all. However, in the early 1990s, with the arrival of Chinese supermarkets, the store was unable to compete and had to close. Thirty years later, Facundo travels to the other side of the world with the only purpose of taking revenge by opening the first Argentine Supermarket in China.

Languages: Spanish, Mandarin, and English, with English subtitles

Trailer and poster:

 

De acá a la China film - poster

 


 

About the Film Experts

Laura Podalsky

Laura Podalsky

Professor of Latin American Studies - Department of Spanish and Portuguese

 

Areas of Expertise

Latin American youth cultures

Latin American urban cultures

Latin American film and visual cultures

 

Julia Keblinska

Julia Keblinska

Postdoctoral Scholar, EASC, CSEEES, Center for Historical Research

 

Areas of Expertise

Modern Chinese Visual Culture

New and Old Media in the Post-Mao "New Era"

 

 

Henrique Yagui Takahashi

Henrique Yagui Takahashi

Graduate Teaching Associate - Department of Spanish and Portuguese

 

Areas of Expertise

Race and Ethnic Studies

Afro-Latin American and Asian Diaspora Literatures and Cultures

Urban Studies

 

Vitor Valverde Dias

Vitor Valverde Dias

Graduate Teaching Associate - Department of Spanish and Portuguese

 

Areas of Expertise

Film Studies

Affect Studies

Popular Culture

 

Sponsors

This event is co-sponsored by the Center for Latin American Studies, East Asian Studies Center (EASC), and Ohio State University Libraries. EASC's support is made possible through Title VI National Resource Center funding from the US Department of Education.