Founded in 1992 at The City College of New York, the Dominican Studies Institute of the City University of New York is the first and only university-based research institute in the United States devoted to the study of people of Dominican descent.
Film, Video, Audio Collection
In the Time of the Butterflies
In the Time of the Butterflies. Showtime Movies, 2001. English. Color; 92 minutes. DVD and VHS.
This is the story of the Mirabal sisters during the dictatorship of Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. The movie is based on Julia Alvarez's historical novel In the Time of the Butterflies. Directed by Mariano Barroso. Featuring Salma Hayek, Marc Anthony, and Edward James Olmos.
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