The Wilkes Honors College, sponsored by the Peace, Justice and Human Rights Initiative, will host a screening of the film, “U-Turn” by film producer and director, Luis Argueta. The documentary tells the story of a group of Guatemalan immigrant women and children, who bravely spoke out about abuses they suffered at an agricultural plant. “U-Turn” is an educational, awareness and advocacy tool about the reality of migration, and the rights of migrants. To learn more, click here.
Film Screening of ‘U-Turn: A Transformational Journey’
Banff Mountain Film Festival
Florida Atlantic University and Old School Square present featured films from the Banff Mountain Film Festival. The 2018/2019 World Tour brings films from the annual Banff Mountain Film Festival to about 400 communities around the world. From an exploration of remote landscapes and mountain cultures to adrenaline-fueled action sports, films in this year’s world tour are sure to bring out the explorer in you. The event will show some of the best films from the 2018/2019 festival. The total show time is expected to be 2.5 hrs – 3 hours. Seating is limited.
Support Group for the FAU Community
Florida Atlantic University is a community that is both local and national reaching. With recent deaths by survivors from Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Sandy Hook, the community of FAU has experienced a hard-hitting impact. the news of these deaths may trigger strong reactions or memories that may be affecting you now. If this is the case for you, please take care of the basics for yourself or those around you and practice self-care more than usual. Be sure to prioritize your mental health right now.
If things seem more difficult than usual, reach out for help. FAU Counseling and Psychological Services will be offering a drop-in support group Wednesday, March 27 from 2 – 3 p.m. for anyone within FAU who might want to come together, discuss concerns, or get support. Walk-in crisis visits are available during our regular business hours, as well as, telephone crisis counseling available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week by calling us at 561-297-3540.