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NCLAFF: Caiga quien caiga | All Can Fall

Man and woman with chihuahua in limosine.
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Friday, October 25, 2019
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7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Orin Starn and Pablo Celis-Castillo
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NC Latin American Film Festival

At Mandela Auditorium, Global Educ Center, UNC-CH
Dir. Eduardo Guillot. Peru. 2018. Spanish with English subtitles

Preceded at 6:30pm by special event: Duke professor Orin Starn and UNC-CH professor Miguel La Serna discuss their most recent book, The Shining Path: Love, madness and revolution in the Andes (2010). Following the film there will be discussion with Peruvian film scholar Pablo Celis-Castillo from Elon University.

Vladimiro Montesinos, head of Peru's secret police and former president Alberto Fujimori's closest adviser, spun a tight web of illegal activities. That web began to untangle when a video showing Montesinos attempting to bribe a congressman became public. Based on lead prosecutor José Ugaz's memoir, Eduardo Guillot's fast-paced thriller depicts his investigation as a cat and mouse game between a wily political operative and a straight arrow determined to bring him down no matter the consequences.

Parking available in parking garage for $1.