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Southwestern University’s fourth annual Spanish Film Festival will take place Sept. 3 - Oct. 8, 2015.  The theme of this year’s festival is “Coming of Age / La madurez” and will feature six films from Spain and the Americas.

The films will be shown Thursday evenings at 7 p.m. in Room 105 of the F.W. Olin Building. and will be followed by discussions led by university faculty members. Katy Ross, associate professor of Spanish and organizer of the film festival, is thrilled to continue bringing films from across the Spanish-speaking world to the Southwestern University campus. Her hope is that the audience will learn more about the cultural richness of these countries.

Following is the full schedule. The entire series is free and open to the public.

Sept. 3: Con la pata quebrada / Barefoot in the Kitchen (Spain; 2014)

Sept. 10: Las vacas con gafas  / Cows Wearing Glasses (Puerto Rico; 2014)

Sept. 17: Infancia clandestina / Clandestine Childhood (Argentina, Spain, Brazil; 2013)

Sept. 24: Pelo malo / Bad Hair (Venezuela; 2013)

Oct. 1: Pa negre / Black Bread (Spain; 2011)

Oct. 8: Siete cajas / 7 Boxes (Paraguay; 2013)

All of the films have English subtitles. Trailers and details for each film can be viewed by clicking on the film’s title. The festival is funded by the The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, in support of Paideia Programming.