Cine Latino

Cine Latino

Directed by Alê Abreu (Brazil, 2013)

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Boy and the World, the spell-binding animated film from Brazil’s Alê Abreu, follows the story of a young boy who leaves his village in search of his missing father. His journey propels him into a technicolor world populated with animal-machines and extraordinary beings. It was nominated at the 88th Academy Awards for Best Animated Feature. Music with no dialogue. 80 minutes.

"Alê Abreu’s 'Boy and the World' is unequivocally the best animated film of the year."
— Carlos Aguilar, Indiewire

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 , 7:00 pm
105 North Gate Hall

Cine Latino

Directed by Pablo Trapero (Argentina, 2015)

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Argentine Pablo Trapero’s new film, The Clan, tells the shocking true story of a well-to-do Buenos Aires family that carried out a series of kidnappings for ransom in the 1980s. Spanish with English subtitles. 110 minutes.

“The Clan, Pablo Trapero’s wrenching, exciting new film, could be described as an examination of the banality of evil.” 
— A. O. Scott, The New York Times

This event is free and open to the public. No ticket required.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 , 7:00 pm
105 North Gate Hall

Cine Latino

Directed by Trisha Ziff (Mexico, Spain, USA 2011)

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The Mexican Suitcase tells the incredible story of thousands of negatives containing some of the most compelling images from the Spanish Civil War, including work by legendary photographer Robert Capa, that were lost for over half a century. The documentary interweaves the journey of the photos, from their disappearance at the beginning of World War II to their rediscovery in Mexico City in 2007, with the stories of people whose lives were dramatically changed by the war. 86 Minutes. Spanish, Catalan and English dialogue with English subtitles.

“For even the most casual students of photography, journalism and history, this beautiful and soulful film is nevertheless required viewing.” — Film Journal International

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016 , 7:00 pm
105 North Gate Hall

Cine Latino

Directed by Jayro Bustamante (Guatemala, 2015)

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Fusing fact and fable, Ixcanul tells the gripping story of María, a 17-year-old Mayan (Kaqchikel) girl who lives and works on a coffee plantation at the base of an active volcano in Guatemala. The film explores tensions between Maria’s desire to control her destiny and her commitment to family and traditional rituals. Ixcanul was Guatemala’s Oscar selection for Best Foreign Language Film at the 88th Academy Awards. 93 minutes, Spanish with English Subtitles.

“A transporting, hypnotically beautiful debut feature from Guatemalan director Jayro Bustamante.” – Scott Foundas, Variety

This event is free and open to the public. No ticket required.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 , 7:00 pm
105 North Gate Hall