NCLAFF: Desde Allá | From Afar
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 7:00pm
Directed by Lorenzo Vigas. Venezuela-Mexico. 2015. 94 min. Spanish with English subtitles. Will be followed by a reception. The film is free, but tickets are required due to limited seating. Armando, a 50-year-old man, (Alfredo Castro) seeks young... Read More »
Screen/Society--NC Latin American Film Festival 2018--"El Rey del Once | The Tenth Man"
Sunday, October 14, 2018 - 2:00pm
Rubenstein Arts Center, Film Theater
2:00pm Matinee Film screening: El Rey del Once | The Tenth Man (Daniel Burman, 2016, 88 min, Argentina, in Spanish, Hebrew, and Yiddish w/ English subs, Digital) After many years away, Ariel (Alan Sabbagh) is summoned by his distant father to his... Read More »
Screen/Society--NC Latin American Film Festival 2018--"No intenso agora | In the Intense Now"
Saturday, October 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
White 107 (White Lecture Hall)
Film screening: No intenso agora | In the Intense Now (Joao Moreira Salles, 2017, 127 min, Brazil, in Portuguese w/ English subtitles, Digital) Made following the discovery of amateur footage shot in China in 1966 during the first and most... Read More »
NCLAFF: El Techo | On the Roof
Friday, October 12, 2018 - 7:00pm
Directed by Patricia Ramos. Cuba/Nicaragua. 2017. 75 min. Spanish with English subtitles. PRAGDA Series. In this feel-good ensemble dramedy, a flat rooftop in an old Havana neighborhood is the natural habitat for three friends who spend their days... Read More »
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
Directed by Daniela Thomas. Brazil. 2017. 116 min. Portuguese with English subtitles. Forced to marry a slave trader, young Beatriz faces physical and emotional unrest beyond her years in this lyrical and nuanced historical mood piece. Upon... Read More »
La Table Francaise!
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 5:30pm
Come join us weekly for an hour of conversation in French! All levels are welcome! Every Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 pm in Brodhead Center, by JB's Roasts and Chops. Look for the table with the French Flag.
NCLAFF: Pedro Infante Dressed Up as Thor: Mexican Fan Art, History, and Global Media
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 - 1:25pm
West Duke 105
Lecture by Prof. Anne Rubenstein, Professor of History, York University, Toronto. The most famous figures of Mexican film - Pedro Infante, Sara García, Jorge Negrete, Agustín Lara, María Félix, Cantinflas, Delores del Río, La India María, El Santo... Read More »
NCLAFF: La Región Salvaje | The Untamed
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 - 7:00pm
Directed by Amat Escalante. Mexico. 2017. 100min. Spanish with English subtitles. A couple in a troubled marriage locates a meteorite, initiating an encounter with a mysterious creature. Their lives are turned upside down by the discovery of the... Read More »
NCLAFF: Heredera del viento | Heiress of the Wind
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 7:00pm
Directed by Gloria Carrión. Nicaragua, Cuba. 88min. 2017. Gloria was born with the Sandinista Revolution (1979-1989) and grew up under the fear and fascination over the war and military power of the U.S. Her parents fell in love in the midst of the... Read More »
NCLAFF: Film historian Maria Lourdes Cortés
Friday, October 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
"La pantalla luminosa: cine centroamericano actual," a talk by Dr. María Lourdes Cortés, a recognized historian of Central American Cinema. She teaches at the Universidad de Costa Rica (UCR), and is the former director of CINERGIA, Foundation for... Read More »