Mariana Pa’Lante + Panel Discussion at FSU

Mariana Pa’Lante is coming to Tallahassee!
Directed by FSU alumni Xabier Climent and Aaron Kudja, the film tells the story of the community of Mariana, Puerto Rico as a historic example of community mutual aid after Hurricane Maria.

Admission is FREE.
Sponsored by Florida State University Center for the Advancement of Human Rights

The screening will be followed by a Panel Discussion regarding the current situation of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, and as an unincorporated U.S. territory.


• Rafael Romo: Senior Latin American Affairs Editor of CNN
Worldwide and anchor for CNN Español. He was a special
correspondent in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria, and during the
protests after the Roselló scandal.
• Jeannine Murray-Román: Assistant Professor of French and
Spanish in the Department of Modern Languages and Linguistics
at Florida State University, specializing in comparative Caribbean
literatures and cultures.
• Bryan Koon: Former Director at the Florida Division of Emergency
Management and serves as IEM’s Vice President of Homeland
Security and Emergency Management.
• Xabier Climent Belda, FSU Alumni, Director of the
documentary, and works for CNN Technical Operations.

Moderated by Malia Bruker, Assistant Professor at FSU School of Communication, and Documentary Filmmaker.

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Date: September 8, 2019

Time: 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Location: Student Life Cinema

Address: 942 Learning Way, Tallahassee, FL 32304

Tags: Movies Tallahassee, Movie Tallahassee, Tallahassee, SLC Tallahassee

Contact: (850) 644-4455

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