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UOG hosts screening of ‘Before We Began Counting Years’

MANGILAO (UOG) — The University of Guam welcomes Father Francis X. Hezel, SJ, as the 37th guest speaker in the University’s Presidential Lecture Series.

During his presentation, Fr. Hezel will be screening his documentary, “Before We Began Counting Years,” which offers a theoretical glimpse of early, pre-latte settlements and what life could have been like on Guam, Tinian, and Saipan during that time.

The lecture will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 22, in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences Lecture Hall on the UOG Campus.

“Before We Began Counting Years” was funded with the help of the Northern Marianas Humanities Council, was produced by Fr. Francis X. Hezel and edited by Len Tenorio. It premiered in April of last year.

Francis X. Hezel is a Jesuit priest who has worked in Micronesia for 50 years.  Currently, he is working in a parish on Guam, where he also assists migrants from Micronesia. He continues to provide modest assistance to the islands as opportunities present themselves.