Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities

Join us for a screening of Nostalgia for the Light

Join us for a screening of Nostalgia for the Light

nostalgia for the light

On Thursday, March 6, 6:00 p.m., the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University will screen Point Of View’s Nostalgia for the Light (90 minutes) at the Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (450 East Thach Avenue). The screening is free and open to the public.

Patricio Guzmán's Nostalgia for the Light is a remarkable meditation on memory, history and eternity. Chile’s remote Atacama Desert, 10,000 feet above sea level, provides stunningly clear views of the heavens. But it also holds secrets from the past in its arid soil: human remains, from pre-Columbian mummies to the bones of political prisoners "disappeared" during the Pinochet dictatorship. In this otherworldly place, earthly and celestial quests meld: Archaeologists dig for ancient civilizations, women search for their loved ones and astronomers scan the skies for new galaxies.

A reception and discussion led by Dr. Kerri Munoz, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, will follow the program.

PBS’s POV is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. The screening is sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for Arts &Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University and the Auburn Unitarian Universalist Fellowship.

Last Updated: November 01, 2016