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Diversity and Inclusion Film Festival: Mexico
November 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Diversity and Inclusion Film Festival (DIFF) bring stories from various places around the world to us right here at Queen’s University. The SGPS Diversity and Inclusion Film Festival and the World Link program at QUIC have come together to bring the second edition of our annual film festival for graduate students, staff, and faculty promoting diversity and inclusion at Queen’s campus. The festival will be spread over several days, each evening includes a film screening from a featured country, and the screening will be accompanied by food, music and facilitated discussions from local and international students. Come join us in celebrating the diverse voices on our campus as graduate students from all over can come to together to tell and listen to stories.
For this day of DIFF we will be watching Coco (2017). Despite his family’s generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel’s family history. Snacks and beverages will be served. Click here for more information on the movie – https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2380307/.