HiGSA aims to promote Hispanic culture at FSU, to generate a support network that helps new graduate students settle and adapt to FSU and the local community, to mentor graduate students to succeed in academic life and goals, and to generate awareness of social and political issues in Hispanic countries and their relationship with the USA. CINEHASSEE is a film festival created by HiGSA in which we, as a Hispanic student association, intend to share cinema from our countries of origin to reach everyone in the Tallahassee community in order to promote culture and life situations around the world. The Grand Opening comprises HiGSA's Meet and Greet, in which everyone is welcome, and the festival's premier. The first screened movie will be "Bad Hair" or "Pelo Malo", a Venezuelan movie. Most of the films will be presented at the ASLC, FSU. Event program: September 16 5PM. Grand opening: “Bad Hair." Opening remarks by President Thrasher and reception with free food and music after the film.(Co-sponsored with HLSU) September 18 7PM. “Even the Rain” September 23 5PM. “Second Mother” (Co-sponsorship with BRASA) September 25 7PM. “The Death of Pinochet” September 30 5PM. “Ixcanul” October 7 5PM. “Delicate Balance” October 14 5PM. “Operation E” October 21 5PM. Short film selection from the Ariel Awards ((Mexican “Oscars”):“La Muñeca Tetona” and "Artemio” On October 21, a reception will be held.