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Mount Vernon Lecture Focuses On Latino Film Experience

The Latino experience in film will be discussed at the lecture on Friday.
The Latino experience in film will be discussed at the lecture on Friday. Photo Credit: The Mount Vernon Public Library

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- The Mount Vernon Public Library will hold a lecture on Latino Film and Popular Culture on Friday, from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Grace Greene Baker Community Room.

Professors Paula Halperin and Leandro Benmergui from Purchase College, SUNY, will discuss the Latino experience in film--starting with silent films, moving to black-and-white and then color films. The lecture will show how the depiction of Latinos changed over time in popular film .

Light refreshments will be served.

For questions, contact Nishan Stepak at nstepak@wlsmail.org.

The Mount Vernon Library is at 28 S. First Ave.

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