Second film in the S&T Hispanic Film Series to screen this month

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On February 7, 2017

The Hispanic Film Series offered by the Missouri University of Science and Technology arts, languages, and philosophy department will continue this February with a viewing of the comic satire “3 Beauties.”

The film, which is free and open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 17, in Room G-5 of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building on the Missouri S&T campus. The film will be screened in Spanish with English subtitles.

“3 Beauties” tells the story of working single mother Perla who is desperate to make her eldest daughter, Carolina, into a Venezuelan beauty queen. Perla is willing to do whatever it takes for her daughter to become a star. Along the way her younger daughter, Estefania, gets caught up in the fight for the crown. The film explores the dark side of a culture obsessed with beauty and doing whatever it takes to make it to the top.

Released in 2014, the film is a production of Venezuela.

The next film in the series, “Here and There,” will be screened at 7 p.m. Friday, March 10, in Room 104 Physics Building on the Missouri S&T campus. For more information about the Hispanic Film Series, contact Dr. Jorge Porcel, associate professor of arts, languages, and philosophy at Missouri S&T and organizer of the Hispanic Film Series, at or call 573-341-4869.

The S&T Hispanic Film Series is sponsored by Pragda, Spain Arts and Culture, U.S. Department of Education Undergraduate International Studies and Foreign Language program; and the Missouri S&T department of arts, languages, and philosophy.

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