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Latino Student Association hosts Chicano Series Film Festival

By Lauren Lamb
University News Service
September 16, 2008


The Texas State University-San Marcos Latino Student Association’s Hispanic Heritage Month committee will host a film festival in conjunction with the student group Rincon Hispano Universitario.  The event the Chicano Series Film Festival will take place Sept. 17, 24, and Oct. 1 at 6 p.m. at Boko’s Lounge.

The groups have chosen to show the films, “Tortilla Soup,” “La Otra Conquista” and “Zoot Suit.”  The film topics range from the Mexican food and heritage to the portrayal of gang members.

This is the first year for Rincon Hispano Universitario to be involved in this event and organizers hope that it will help people understand Hispanic culture.

The event is free and open to the public.  For more information please contact Erika Gomez at eg1164@txstate.edu or Leslie Huayek at lh1213@txstate.edu.