The 2013 Latin American Film Festival
Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Three films will be shown in October as part of the 2013 Latin American Film Festival, sponsored by the Languages Department.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11: HERMANO / BROTHER (Venezuela, 2010, Spanish with English subtitles, Not Rated). A drama about two young brothers whose soccer-playing talents may offer escape from the slums of Caracas, but personal tragedy, the laws of the streets and the cruelties of circumstance threatens to tear them apart and destroy their future. It won awards at International Film Festivals in Russia, Cuba and the USA.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 18: / CAUTIVA / CAPTIVE (Argentina, 2007, Spanish with English subtitles, Not Rated). A political thriller based on the legacy of Argentina’s military dictatorship of the 1970s, this film focuses on a teenage girl from a middle class family who finds out from a judge that she is not who she thinks she is. It won awards at Latin American and European Film Festivals from 2003 to 2006.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25: NOSOTROS LOS NOBLES / WE ARE THE NOBLES
(México, 2013, Spanish with English subtitles, Unrated). A comedy about the father of rich, spoiled children trying to teach them how to live in the real world.
All three films begin at 6 p.m. in Room D-101 on the Santiago Canyon College campus, and will feature an introduction and short discussion by the Languages Department faculty. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call 714-628-4938 or 714-628-4742 .