Margherita Tortora

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Senior Lector II of Spanish
M.A. The University of Texas at Austin (1985)

Areas of interest: Perfecting students’ command of the Spanish language and increasing their cultural awareness through films and literature.  Former director of the New England Festival of Ibero-American Films (NEFIAC) from 2010-2014.  Founder (2015) and executive director of The Latino and Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY) sponsored by the Council for Latin American and Iberian Studies at Yale (MacMillan Center). LIFFY  brings a variety of new films and filmmakers to New Haven from all over Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal each year.