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Latino and Native American Film Festival

Latino and Native American Film Festival

March 24-28, 2018
This festival is free and open to the public.

Southern Connecticut State University
Adanti Student Center Theater
345 Fitch St, New Haven, CT 06515

Currently in its 8th year, the Latino & Native American Film Festival (LANAFF) is groundbreaking in its dedication to the recruitment and retention of Latino and Native American students toward furthering their education at the university level. The Festival is, further, innovative in its promotion of these two cultures through the exhibition of feature films, documentaries, shorts, and animations, as well as through other artistic manifestations, by or about Latinos and Native Americans. The Festival has helped familiarize the university’s, public schools', and Greater New Haven's diverse communities with excellent artistic, social, political, and entertainment film projects being created by contemporary filmmakers. With so many negative stereotypes inhibiting the progress of Latinos and Native Americans in this country, it is important for all communities to meet and interact toward a better understanding of perceptions and realities.


All Screenings are in the Adanti Student Center Theater, 345 Fitch St, New Haven, CT 06515.

Film Screenings
Saturday, March 24
10am - 2pm - Dedicated to Native American Films
3pm - 10pm - Dedicated to Puerto Rico (Reception & Panel discussion 5 - 7pm, Musical Entertainment 8:00pm - 10pm)
Monday, March 26
Tuesday, March 27
Wednesday, March 28

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Sponsored by the Latino & Native American Advancement Committee; Minority Recruitment and Retention Committee; Organization of Latin American Students; Department of World Languages; and the SCSU Student Government Association.

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