Institute of Historical Studies
Institute of Historical Studies

Film: “Dirty Pretty Things,” introduced by Madhavi Mallapragada (Faces of Migration: Classic and Contemporary Feature Film Series)

Tue, December 5, 2017 | CLA 1.302B

7:00 PM


Dirty Pretty Things
(2003, U.K., dir: Stephen Frears)

Introduced by Madhavi Mallapragada, Associate Professor, Department of Radio-Television-Film, with a discussion afterward. Watch the trailer.

Migration is a deeply human experience across all parts of the world, even as specific conditions of need, gender, geography, culture, and coercion frame particular journeys. The feature films in this series capture the emotions and stories of migrants in a multitude of settings. Each film will be introduced by a faculty member and followed by discussion of the film and the questions it raises about migration as a common experience that can both divide and unite us. Read about the series, and view the fall 2017 program.

Films will be screened alternate Tuesdays in CLA, Glickman Conference Center. 7 pm. Parking: Brazos Garage, 210 E. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.. Open to the UT Austin community and the public.

Presented by Not Even PastThe Department of History, and Institute of Historical Studies, with generous co-sponsorship of Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American StudiesCenter for Mexican American StudiesCenter for European StudiesCenter for East Asian StudiesCenter for Asian American StudiesDepartment of American StudiesDepartment of Radio-Television-Film, and Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

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