Bergen School of Global Studies (BSGS)

Global School Film & Reflections: Health

Screening of the movie "Ixcanul" followed by a webinar discussion with Ingvild Sandøy (UiB), Kjell Arne Johansson (UiB), Ana Lorena Ruano (UiB) and Astrid Blystad (Co-leader of the Health Pillar, UiB) hosted by Karen Marie Moland (Co-leader of the Health Pillar, UiB).

Ixcanul movie

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Welcome to the fourth Global School Film & Reflections, providing food for thought, body and soul. The series addresses the global challenges that are at the heart of the Bergen School of Global Studies: Inequality, Climate, Health, Migration and Governance.

We will screen the movie "Ixcanul" followed by a webinar with Ingvild Sandøy, Kjell Arne Johansson, Ana Lorena Ruano and Astrid Blystad and Karen Marie Moland. Astrid Blystad and Karen Marie Moland are the co-leaders of the Health pillar for the Bergen School of Global Studies. 

The movie screening starts in Jusbygg II Auditorium at 16:00 and will be followed by a webinar starting at 18:00.  For those who wish to see the movie at home a link will be provided a few days in advance of the event. 

Join the webinar on Zoom.

Ixcanul (2015)

María, a seventeen-year-old Mayan (Kaqchikel) girl, lives on the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala. An arranged marriage awaits her, but her suitor must first spend months working in the city. It is a world María knows nothing of, but is forced to grapple with when problems arise.

You can watch the movie here.
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The seminars are free and open to all.