Cimarrón Spirit & Xiomara Fortuna mini concert

Hosted by: HCC Central
When: Feb. 10, 2016 at 3:00 PM
Location: HCC Central College Learning Hub/Science Building Room 100

Seeking freedom from sugar plantation masters, African slaves on the island of Hispaniola escaped into the mountains and jungles to build free societies. Their cultures, magic-religious celebrations and customs survive in the Dominican Republic 500 years later.


Join us for a multi-institutional, multi-lingual, multi-racial, multi-media and multi-discipline collaboration showcasing the film premiere of Cimarrón Spirit and a mini concert featuring Xiomara Fortuna.

February 10
3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Panel discussion featuring professors from the University of Houston and Syracuse University.

Houston Community College Central College
Learning Hub/Science Building (LHSB) Room 100
1300 Holman St.
Houston, TX 77004

February 10
7:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.

7:30 p.m. - Xiomara Fortuna Mini Concert
8 p.m. - Cimarrón Spirit Film Premiere
9 p.m. - Panel Discussion

Houston Community College Central College
Heinen Theatre
3517 Austin at Holman
Houston, TX 77004

Attendance is free

The event is sponsored by the HCC Office of International Initiatives
Executive Director, Gigi Do

For more information about the documentary film, please visit:

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