Media, Community and Social Movements: The Zapatistas and the other campaign

Date: 3 May 2011 Time: 6.00 pm

Venue: Duke's Cinema Lancaster

The event takes place at Duke's Cinema in Lancaster andconsists of

- a screening of filmmaker Nicolas Défossé's most recent documentary ˇViva Mexico! and a Q&A session with the director after the film

- the exhibition La otra mirada by Indymedia Chiapas, presented by photographer Adolfo López

- a round-table debate on 'Media, Community and Social Movements', including Défossé, López,Oscar Forerofrom Lancaster University, the writer and broadcaster Bob Dickinson, David Kay of Under the Pavement Radio Show on ALL FM 96.9 Manchester, and a representative of Diversity FM Lancaster.

Before the film, Cornelia Graebner from LU will give a short introduction to'Media activism and grassroots mobilization: The Zapatistas'.

The event is organized by the Latin America Research Cluster (LARC) at Lancaster University in collaboration with the Duke's Cinema. TheSocietyof Latin American Studies (SLAS) has partially funded the event.

For more information on ˇViva Mexico! please see


Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Associated staff: Oscar Forero (Sociology), Cornelia Graebner

Organising departments and research centres: European Languages and Cultures, Latin America Research Cluster