THF FILM SERIES: Purgatorio: A Journey into the Heart of the Border
Web Premiere @ 4PM
Commentary by Chuck Tatum, Humanities Seminars Program | Spanish & Portuguese
Emeritus Professor Tatum, an expert in Chicano and Hispanic literature, discusses Rodrigo Reyes’ provocative 2013 essay film that re-imagines the Mexico/U.S. border as a mythical place comparable to Dante’s purgatory.
The THF Film Series is designed for at-home viewing of films hand-selected by our faculty. Their commentary is intended to provide context, insight and analysis to enhance your viewing experience of the films.
* The introduction may include spoilers.
How to Watch:
- Visit the THF homepage to watch the commentary on Oct. 12 at 4PM. Sign up to receive a reminder.
- View the film on your streaming service of your choice. Purgatorio: A Journey into the Heart of the Border is available on:
- Vimeo (Rent for $2.99 or Buy for $10.00)
Watch a recording of this event below: