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Flyer for Tucson Cine Mexico 2014.

Four Day Film Fest Explores Current Crop of Mexican Cinema

This is the 9th edition of the festival, and co-sponsor says the films focus on historic issues and social issues that are relevant to life in Mexico and along the U.S. border.

Javier Duran, executive director at the University of Arizona Confluence Center for Creative Inquiry, discusses the Confluence Center's presence at the Festival of Books.

Events Present Cross-Cultural Dialogues of Border Life, Art

The UA Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry presents "Voices Across Borders" at the Tucson Festival of Books this weekend.

Play Seeks to Bring Awareness About Border Reality

I want people to "reflect on the ways we are connected," says director of Maria's Circular Dance.

Performer (silhouetted) standing in front of a project background.

Performance Explores Subtle Themes of Immigration

Dreams and Silhouettes brings together a variety of artists for a creative interpretation of controversial topic.

The border wall between Mexico and Arizona runs through rolling desert hills, separating a bustling Mexican city from the Arizona desert.

New Doc Looks at Turbulent Debate Over Immigration in AZ

State of Arizona looks at controversial law SB 1070, its effects, the opinion of people on both sides of the spectrum.

The streets of downtown Tucson are packed with people during the annual All souls Procession.

All Souls Attracts Participants Beyond Local Community

One-time intimate expression of loss becomes collective cultural tradition in Tucson; All Souls weekend kicks off Nov. 2.

Cristina Cardenas shows empowerment through this painting of a Mexican American woman.

Modern Streetcar Stops Showcase Local Public Artists

Cristina Cardenas' pieces reflect her life experience as a Latina woman living in a bicultural world.

A new culinary arts magazine seeks to establish itself in southern Arizona.

New Magazine Seeks to Highlight Regional Food Traditions

'Edible Baja Arizona' is about 'how food and culture intersect,' editor/publisher says.

Favianna Rodriguez, artist and social activist, discusses  'Migration is Beautiful," a film that highlights how Rodriguez uses her art as a platform to engage in the political dialogue surrounding immigration.

Artist Inspired to Participate in Immigration Debate

'I care about that because my parents were migrants'

Sonoran Hot Dog: 'Sense of Place'

Tucson chef says his dish inspired by icon of culinary landscape

A border wall between Douglas and Mexico.

Documentary Focuses on Immigration, Families

Producers hope film will help shape national agenda

Celeste Gonzalez de Bustamante, PhD, an assistant professor at UA's School of Journalism and Center for Latin American Studies speaks about a book she recently co-edited.

Decades-Old Immigration Debate Renewed

Battle over immigration- legal and not- has long history in Arizona

Lori Keyne a D.M.A. and director of Bi-national Arts Institute, Música sin Fronteras talk about the upcoming event.

Music That Knows No Boundaries

'Cross-border embrace' of melody characterizes Musica Sin Fronteras

Acting Assistant Vice Chancellor at Pima Community College Dolores Durán-Cerda, PhD talks about the upcoming elections in Mexico.

Mexican Presidential Election Draws Professor's Interest

Academic says Arizonans can learn from elections south of the border

Filmmakers from around the country and of Mexico are changing how Mexicans see and represent themselves on the big screen by an annual film festival in the US called, "Tucson Cine Mexico 2012." The festival is dedicated to presenting the best in contemporary Mexican cinema to a diverse audience.

Festival Brings Mexico's 'Miss Bala' to Tucson Screens

Tucson Cine Mexico to showcase cutting-edge Mexican cinema in local venues

Historian and University of Arizona Mexican American Studies Professor Lydia Otero, talks on the past and present time of Tucson's multicultural development through the city's centennial existence referring to her novel, "La Calle" and the permanent photo exhibit in the Joel Valdez library in downtown Tucson.

Centennial Inspires Book on History of a Tucson Barrio

Book and exhibit commemorate community impacted by urban renewal project

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