Latin American Film Festival Sat Oct 30 – Sun Oct 31

Sat Oct 30 – Sun Oct 31

Delicious Latino dinners (incl vego/vegan) nightly, drinks & Latino cocktails available

TICKETS: Per session $10 waged / $6 conc; Both sessions $18/10
Gold pass (both sessions, both dinners + complementary drink nightly) $35/20

Bookings / inquiries
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Saturday October 30

4pm Session – Venezuela

A film by Pablo Navarrete
Filmed in Caracas in November 2008, on the eve of the 10th anniversary of Chavez’s controversial presidency, this feature-length documentary takes a journey into the heart of Venezuela’s revolution to listen to the voices of the people driving the process forward.

7pm Session – Cuba
In a tale akin to Romeo and Juliet, the friendship between two children is threatened by their parents differences.
Malu is from an upper-class family and her single mother does not want her to play with Jorgito. Jorgitos mother is a poor socialist, proud of her familys social standing, who places similar restrictions on her son. What neither woman recognizes is the immense strength of the bond between Malu and Jorgito.
When the children learn that Malus mother is planning to leave Cuba, they decide to travel to the other side of the island to find Malus father and persuade him against signing the forms that would allow it.
Viva Cuba won 34 national and international awards.

Sunday October 31

5pm Session – Mexico
(Dinner served in interval)
“One of the most amazing Mexican films in many a year…The Violin is filmmaking in its purest form. – Guillermo del Toro, Director of Pan’s Labyrinth
Don Plutarco, his son Genaro and his grandson Lucio live a double life: on one hand they are musicians and humble farmers, on the other they support the campesina peasant guerilla movement’s armed efforts against the oppressive government. When the military seizes the village, the rebels flee to the sierra hills, forced to leave behind their stock of ammunition. While the guerillas organize a counter-attack, old Plutarco executes his own plan.

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