Hispanic Heritage Month Film Series: A Better Life

The 2011 drama portrays difficulties in the life of an immigrant worker raising his son in Los Angeles.




7:00 p.m.


Room 108, Cleveland Hall

General Info

The Hispanic Heritage Month Film Series presents a screening of the film "A Better Life" at 7:00 p,m. Tuesday, October 2 in room 108 of Cleveland Hall. This event is free and all are welcome to attend.

In this dramatic film, hardworking single father Carlos Galindo (played by Demián Bichir) lives life for a single purpose: to provide his teenage son with the opportunity for a better life. Director Chris Weitz crafts a powerful, emotional and ultimately uplifting look at the heroic struggle of immigrants in their quest for the American dream. Bichir's performance earned a 2011 Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

For more information on this event or the Hispanic Heritage Month Film Series, contact Assistant Professor of Spanish Gerardo T. Cummings Rendón, 315-364-3306, or email gcummings@wells.ed.