Frederick Luis Aldama, “Real & Reel Latinx Lives Matter!”
“Real & Reel Latinx Lives Matter!” Aldama will unzip his brain, offering a multimedia extravaganza of all things Latinx pop culture in the 21st century. This includes an exploration of how contemporary mainstream pop culture simplifies and straightjackets Latinx identity and experience.
Screening & Talk Back: Following the success of his most recent book, LatinxSuperheroes in Mainstream Comics, Frederick Luis Aldama brings the experience of his book to life in a full-fledged documentary. In it, Aldama brings together academics, comicsscholars, artists and content creators from across the Latinx community and its allies as they examine the history of Latinx characters in comic books.
Thursday, April 18, 2019 at 4:00pm to 6:00pm