12105 W. Waterfront Drive, Suite 200

View map

The CSJ Center for Reconciliation & Justice invites you to this Justice and Spirituality on Screen discussion and screening of Real Women Have Curves, a 2002 feature film directed by Patricia Cardoso, based on the play by Josefina López.

Program and Panel
The CSJ Center's Justice and Spirituality on Screen series engages questions of faith and culture through the lens of modern cinema.  It is cosponsored by the LMU School of Film and Television, Center for Religion and Spirituality, and William H. Hannon Library. The 2021-2022 series theme echoes that of the CSJ Center's annual symposium, Faces of Justice.

  • Rose Pacatte, F.S.P., founding director, Pauline Center for Media Studies
  • Delmy Ruíz, faculty and head of Mantener el Camino at LMU
  • Rev. Martin Ngo, S.J., campus minister and head of Christian Life Communities at LMU
  • Michael McNaught (moderator), assistant director, LMU Center for Religion and Spirituality

Attend in Person
The live panel discussion will begin at 3 p.m., followed by a screening of the film, at the LMU Playa Vista Campus. This event is free and open to both the LMU community and the general public (RSVP required for general public). 

For general public. RSVP is required for public attendees and pandemic provisions will be observed. RSVP link will post soon.

Getting to the campus. The Playa Vista Campus is located on the second floor and is accessible via Elevator Lobby 1 on the east side of the building, above Sweat Yoga. The pedestrian entrance is near the corner of S. Lake Center Drive and W. Waterfront Drive. Click here for campus directions and map

Parking. Paid parking is available at both campuses, subject to posted rates. Free street parking is available around the Playa Vista Campus, but may be limited at peak times. A free shuttle service from the Westchester (Main) Campus is open to the public, and is a convenient option for people commuting between campuses. Shuttle schedule is posted online.

Participate Online
The panel discussion will stream on the Center's YouTube and Facebook pages on Wednesday evening, April 6, at 7:30 p.m. (Pacific). Participants are invited to post questions in the comments sections.

Real Women Have Curves is available on the following home streaming services. For those in the LMU community, check to see the availability of this film for streaming via one of the Hannon Library streaming databases, such as Kanopy or Swank Digital Campus.

Friday Q&A
To accomodate both in-person and online participants, the panel Q&A wil stream on the Center's YouTube and Facebook page on Friday, April 8, at 12:30 p.m. (Pacific). Panelists will answer questions submitted at the screening and posted online.

For more information, contact Ms. Stefani Mejia at the CSJ Center at stefani.mejia@lmu.edu.

Loyola Marymount University Powered by the Localist Community Event Platform © All rights reserved