WPI Helps Present Latino Film Festival

Festival Runs April 4-April 9; Films Shown at Clark University

For Immediate Release/ March 29, 2006
Contact: Michael Dorsey


WPI, along with Centro Las Americas, Clark University, Worcester State College, Assumption College, and the College of the Holy Cross, is presenting the 11th annual Latino Film Festival. The festival is sponsored by Vocero Hispano, the Fletcher Foundation, Cinema 320, Screen Studies at Clark University, and the Crowne Plaza.

Five films will be shown at various times in two venues at Clark University. The director and editor of Cayo (Key), a film from Puerto Rico, will be present for the showing at 1 p.m. on Saturday, April 8, in Clark's Razzo Hall.

Tickets are $5, general public, and $3 for students and seniors

Three events will take place at WPI:

Wednesday, April 5, 7 p.m., Olin Hall, Room 107

A showing of the Puerto Rican film Cayo

Thursday, April 6, 3 p.m., Salisbury Laboratories, Room 104
"The Greater Caribbean Multiplex," a lecture by Marvin D'Lugo, professor of Spanish at Clark University
Friday, April 9, 4 p.m., Salisbury Laboratories, Room 115

An informal discussion with the director and producer of the film Cayo


Tuesday, April 4, through Sunday, April 9, 2006

Various times


Cinema 320, Jefferson Academic Center, Clark University, 950 Main Street
Razzo Hall, Traina Center for the Arts, Clark University, 92 Downing Street Worcester, Mass.


For more information and a complete film festival schedule, visit www.centrolasamericas.org