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GWS Film Series Shows 'Te Doy Mis Ojos'


LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 28, 2010) − The first installment in the Spring Film Series sponsored by the University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences Department of Gender and Women's Studies will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28. The film "Te Doy Mis Ojos” (“Take My Eyes”) will be shown in the William T. Young Library Auditorium, 401 Hilltop Ave.

Iciar Bollain’s raw drama exposes the hard truths about domestic abuse. With her son in tow, battered wife Pilar (Laia Marull) finally flees her violent husband, Antonio (Luis Tosar) taking asylum at her sister Ana's (Candela Peña) home. Free from the clutches of her abusive husband, Pilar struggles to start a new life; problem is, she still loves Antonio. Winner of seven Goya Awards, including Best Picture, Best Director, Best Lead Actor and Best Actress.

Commentary and discussion will be led by Susan Larson, associate professor in the Department of Hispanic Studies.

The GWS Film Series is free and open to the public. For more information contact Betty Pasley at (859) 257-1388.