Fourth edition of the film series in collaboration with the Embassy of Colombia in the UAE
The School of Arts and Sciences at AUD organized the fourth edition of the film series entitled Ciclo de Cine Hispánico – Hispanic Cinema Series, in collaboration with the Embassy of Colombia in the UAE, in the presence of Ambassador Mr. Faihan Al-Fahyez Chaljub and Consul General Mr. Rafael Guillermo Arismendy.
The movie projected was Colombian documentary Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel García Márquez
'Gabo, The Magic of Reality' is a story about the incredible power of human imagination, which follows the interwoven threads of Gabriel García Márquez's life and work - "Gabo" to all of Latin America - with the narrative tension of an investigation. View the trailer here
Held for the first time in the UAE by a university back in March 2016, the Hispanic Cinema Series aims to ultimately promote the Spanish language.
Long recognized for its cultural significance, the Spanish language continues to grow in importance in the design and business communities. The language is taught at AUD, part of several programs including Communication and Information Studies, and International Studies. “There is no better way to learn about another culture and improve one’s foreign language skills than by viewing movies,
” explains AUD’s Visiting Assistant Professor of Spanish. Dr. Ioannis Ramos
An in-depth discussion followed the screening of the movie, which was introduced by Dr. Ramos.
The Hispanic Cinema Series is open to the AUD Community.