Film Screening - 'In the Americas with David Yetman'

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Join us for the premiere of "In the Americas with David Yetman," a new high-definition television series for PBS.

Films will include "Whistles in the Mist: Whistled Speech in Oaxaca," a 30-minute screening featuring David Yetman's and linguist Mark Sicoli's journey to a Chinantecan village in northern Oaxaca where villagers communicate by whistling and talking and "Tultepec: Mexico’s Skyrocket Central," a 30-minute screening featuring David Yetman and UA historian Bill Beezley's participation in the annual fireworks festival of Tultepec, Mexico's largest producer of fireworks.

The speakers will be the Emmy Award-winning producer and director Dan Duncan, and television host and writer, and David Yetman, from the PBS series “The Desert Speaks."

Parking is available at UA in the Cherry Avenue Garage. For questions or inquiries regarding the premiere event, email Tad Pfister at For questions or inquiries regarding "In the Americas with David Yetman," email Dan Duncan at

Parking Fee $5
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Integrated Learning Center, Room 130, 1500 E. University Blvd.
Tucson , AZ
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UA Southwest Center and Center for Latin American Studies
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