Northwestern University

Apr
27
Wed 5:30 PM

Block Cinema Migration Film Series: Buen Dia, Ramon

Buen Dia, Ramon

When: Wednesday, April 27, 2016
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM  

Where: Block Museum of Art, Mary and Leigh, 40 Arts Circle Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: John Paluch   847.491.8081

Group: Forum for Languages and Cultures (Buffett Institute)

Co-Sponsor(s):
Center for Forced Migration Studies (CFMS)

Category: Academic

Description:

Buen Dia, Ramon, directed by Jorge Ramírez Suárez, 2013. 120 minutes.

Introduction by Aaron Aguilar Ramirez (Department of Spanish &Portuguese)

5:30 p.m.: Reception

6:00 p.m.: Film Screening


A beloved box office hit in Mexico, BUEN DÍA, RAMÓN (GOOD DAY, RAMON) tells the heartwarming story of a young man from a small Mexican town who travels to Germany to find work to support his family and becomes stranded without shelter or money. He struggles to survive on the streets until he meets Ruth, a lonely senior citizen with whom he develops an astonishing and touching friendship that transcends borders and prejudices.

 

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