Black History Month Film Screening: Black Soul and Stateless

Location: Norm Theatre, UBC Life Building

Comments by Manuel Piña Baldoquin and Arturo Victoriano-Martinez

Chaired by Will Riley

Co-sponsored by UBC Latin American Studies, UBC Film Society, and  UBC Department of History, collaboration with the National Film Board.

Tickets free at the door. Show starts at 6:00 pm.

Black Soul (2000). 9 minutes. Animated short by Martine Chartrand. The film dives into the heart of Black culture with an exhilarating trip though history. Watch as a young boy traces his roots through the stories that his grandmother shares with him about the events that shaped their cultural heritage.

Stateless (2020). 95 minutes. Documentary by Michèle Stephenson. It follows the grassroots campaign of a young attorney named Rosa Iris, as she challenges electoral corruption and fights to protect the right to citizenship for 200,000 Dominicans of Haitian heritage stripped of citizenship by a 2013 Supreme Court Ruling.