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A Talk by Guillermo Calderon

Guillermo CalderonFrom the CFA:

Playwright and director Guillermo Calderon is one of Chile’s most successful contemporary theater artists, known for his deeply political work that unflinchingly confronts the dictatorship’s effects on the country and its people with astonishing formal precision, linguistic grace, and intellectual depth.

His works include “Neva,” “Diciembre,” and “Escuela;” and have been performed in New York, Los Angeles, and internationally in over 20 countries. An Outside the Box Theater Series event presented by the Theater Department and the Center for the Arts. Co-sponsored by Wesleyan’s Writing Certificate.

Date: Tuesday, February 9
Time: 7-8 PM
Place: Memorial Chapel

Film Series: Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro)

1959. Brazil/France/Italy. Dir: Marcel Camus. With Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn. 107 min. 35mm print.


Eurydice is on the run, hiding from a strange man; Orfeu is in love with her, but engaged to another. Come celebrate Carnival with one of cinema’s biggest parties, as the streets pulse with energized bodies, swirls of vibrant color, and bossa nova beats. Sponsored by the Dept. of Romance Languages & Literatures.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free