Women/Power Film Series

The movie Tear This Heart Out, based on the novel “Arráncame la vida”, will be screened on the Women/Power Series event in Washington, D.C.

The Women /Power Film Series launches on October 5, 2010 with a special presentation by the Mexican author Ángeles Mastretta and the screening of the movie based on her novel “Arráncame la Vida”. The public can enjoy other films, mostly from Hispanic America, until October 15. Among these are: The Headless Woman (Argentina), The Maid (Chile), and María Cano (Colombia).  Each movie will be shown at 6:30 p.m. in the Art Museum of the Americas or other buildings of the Organization of American States. For more information about this event and others organized by the Art Museum of the Americas, visit their web site.

Isabel Allende at the National Book Festival

Retrato de Isabel Allende

Isabel Allende/ Photo: jroses

The National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress, will have the participation of the Chilean-American writer Isabel Allende. The event is going to be celebrated on September 25, 2010, on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. For more information about the author’s presentation and book signing, visit their site.

The Smithsonian celebrates the Mexican Revolution

The Smithsonian Latino Center is celebrating the Mexican Revolution with different activities until September 25, 2010. The public can enjoy a symposium about the influence of the Mexican Revolution in the United States, a film festival, and other events. For more information, visit their site.