Women in Film Panel: Presentation of film clips and Discussion
from 07:00 PM to 09:30 PM
1. Diana Vargas: Works in promotion of cultural events in New York City, specializing in film and music festivals. She is part of the Cinema Tropical team, and is also a member of the Latino Artists Round Table (LART). She is also an integral member of the selection and programming committees for the Havana Film Festival in New York and Corto Circuito/Short Cuts Latin American Short Film.
2. Marta Bautís: Film professor in Ramapo, New Jersey. She has studied the impact of the Argentine economy on the lives of tango dancers and musicians.
3. J.T. Takagi: Recently served as a producer and director on the Call for Change series. Her PBS films include: "North Korea: Beyond the DMZ," "Homeland Insecurity," "The Women Outside," "The # 7 Train," and "Homes Apart: Korea." A City College adjunct professor, Takagi holds an Emmy® nomination in sound for Spike Lee's "Four Little Girls," and a C.A.S. nomination for production mixing on "Sweet Honey in the Rock: Raise Your Voice." She just completed fellowships with the Open Society Institute and NYFA.
4. Dr. Fabiola Fernández Salek (Panel moderator): Coordinator of Women's Studies and Assistant Professor of Humanities, FLL and ESL.