Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Film Screening: The Farm: Life inside Angola

November 14th, 2014
7 PM

Ashé Cultural Arts Center
1712 Oretha C. Haley Blvd.

In conjunction with the Guantánamo Public Memory Project, the Ashé Cultural Arts Center presents a screening of The Farm: Life Inside Angola, a film about Angola prison in Angola, LA. The film is a documentary depicting day to day life in Angola Prison from an inmate’s perspective. Speakers at the screening will include Ernest Johnson, Statewide Juvenile Justice Director, Families and Friends of Louisiana‘€™s Incarcerated Children and Tracie L. Washington, President & CEO, The Louisiana Justice Institute.

The Guantanamo Public Memory Project is a traveling exhibit that examines the history of the U.S. naval base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba from multiple perspectives and raises questions about U.S. relations, civil liberties, national security, and public memory in the past, present, and future. Admission is free and open to the public.

If you are interested in a group tour of the exhibit or would like more information, please contact Jana Lipman,, or visit

This event is sponsored by the Ashé Cultural Arts Center, the Cuban and Caribbean Studies Institute, New Orleans Center for Gulf South, Newcomb College Institute of Tulane University, Stone Center for Latin American Studies, Tulane University Honors Program, Tulane University African and African Diaspora Studies, The Murphy Institute, Altman Program, Center for Public Service, Center for Engaged Learning and Teaching, Center for Public Service, Tulane University History Department, Joan Mitchell Center, UNO Latin American Studies, CubaNOLA Arts Collective, and Jefferson Muslim Association (J.M.A.).