Friday April 26

4:00-4:30 pm: Welcome & Opening Ceremony

              • By Elizabeth Ellis (Peoria), Assistant Professor of History and Jill Lane, Director of the Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies

4:30-4:45 pm: Shorts Program

              • El Cóndor Pasa by Linaje Originarios (Embera, Colombia) – 5 min
              • Abinodjic Madjinakini (L’Amendement) by Kevin Papatie (Anishnabe) – 5 min
              • El Rey Kong Oy by Hola Combo (Mixe, Mexico) – 1 min

4:45-5:45 pm: Keynote presentation and Q&A with Yásnaya Aguilar Gil moderated by Erica Wortham

              • “Language Diversity, Indigenous Languages and National Estates: Multilingualism at the Cinema”

5:45-6:00 pm: Break

6:00-6:20 pm: Screening of El Destetado/The Foreign Body by Héctor Silvia Núñez (Wayuu, Venezuela)

6:20-8:00 pm: Feature-length screening and discussion of Sembradoras de vida by Alvaro Sarmiento (Quechua) and Diego Sarmiento (Quechua)

              • Q&A with Dr. Pamela Calla and Delia Àlvaro Sànchez moderated by Cassandra.

8:00-9:45 pm: Feature-length screening and discussion of Leitis in Waiting

              • Film by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu (Native Hawaiian), Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson.

9:45-10:00 pm: Closing remarks with dance performance by Ariel Waskewitch (Stoney Nakoda)