New Cross-Cultural Film Series Announced

The films deal with issues of diversity and themes of cultural significance.

Texas Tech University’s Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center (CCAAC) will begin a new Cross-Cultural Film Series Wednesday (Feb. 15). The purpose of the series is to exhibit contemporary award-winning films that focus on issues of diversity and themes of cultural significance.

“The hope is this program will aid attendees in expanding their knowledge on diversity, inclusivity, multiculturalism and social injustices,” said Ruben Lopez, CCAC unit coordinator.

The films selected for this series include:

  • Selma” – 6 p.m. Feb. 15 in MCOM 057
  • Creed” – 6 p.m. Feb. 23 in MCOM 055
  • Loving” – 6 p.m. March 2 in MCOM 057
  • Lion” – 6 p.m. April 26 in MCOM 055


Screenings of each film are free and open to the public. A short discussion over themes and topics of the film will follow each screening.

The series is hosted by the CCAAC and the Division for Institutional Diversity, Equity and Community Engagement.

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Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center


The Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center was founded in 2007. It's purpose is to provide students, faculty, staff and members with the opportunity to be involved in programs and activities which promote the discussion and awareness of diversity and inclusion excellence.