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  • Bright Lights: Rosa Chumbe with director and actress via Skype

    Sep2920167:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Paramount Center
    Bright Family Screening Room

    Sponsored by Department of Visual and Media Arts with Boston Latino Film Festival

    For more information please contact:
    Anna Feder


    Directed by Jonathan Relayze, drama, 75 minutes, Peru, 2015.
    Co-presented with the Boston Latino Film Festival
    Rosa Chumbe is a mature police officer with both a gambling and a drinking problem. She lives with her daughter Sheyla, who has a little baby. One day, after a big fight between them, Sheyla steals her mother's savings and storms out of the house leaving her baby behind. Rosa is forced to spend some time with her grandson. Something changes inside her heart of stone. However, everything takes a wrong turn one night. Only a miracle can save her.

    Discussion with director Jonathan Relayze and actress Liliana Trujillo to follow via Skype. 

  • Caucasian Chalk Circle

    Sep2920168:00 pm - 10:00 pm

    Tufte Performance and Production Center
    Greene Theater

    $8 Emerson community

    Sponsored by Emerson Stage

    For more information please contact:
    Jaclyn Dentino
    617-824-3094


    Emerson Stage proudly presents Caucasian Chalk Circle:
    By Bertolt Brecht
    Translated by Frank McGuinness
    Directed by Courtney O'Connor

    September 29 - October 22, 2016
    Greene Theater

    When a noblewoman abandons her son in the heat of a civil war, the child is taken by a servant girl, who sacrifices everything in order to respectfully raise the young boy as her own. When the biological mother returns, it must be decided who is the rightful mother of the boy. This fresh and powerful translation of Brecht's incendiary masterpiece explores displacement, sacrifice, and classism, and will leave viewers inspired and impassioned.