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(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)February 9, 2005

(Mahwah) – Global Tango, by documentary filmmaker Marta Bautis, will be presented on Wednesday, March 9 at 5 p.m. in the Sharp Theater on the campus of Ramapo College of New Jersey. Bautis is a professor of news-documentary production at the College.

The event, part of Ramapo College’s Encounter with the Artists series, is free and open to the public. Dancers and musicians featured in the film will perform after the screening. A reception featuring traditional foods from Argentina follows the program.

Through performances, personal memories and testimonies of tango artists, Global Tango tells the story of the displacement of Argentineans caused by the recent economic crisis in that country.

The film premiered last August at the Clearview Theater in New York City as part of La Cinema Fe, the Latin American Cinema Festival of New York. It was also screened at the Festival International del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano in Cuba.

The Sharp Theater is located in the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for Performing and Visual Arts. For more information call 201.684.7844.

This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey Stage Council on the Arts/Department of Stage, a Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts.

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Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice, has been named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others. Ramapo College is also distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by CollegesofDistinction.com, boasts the best campus housing in New Jersey on Niche.com, and is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools.

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Business Administration, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Technology, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a post-master’s Doctor of Nursing Practice.

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