A film series presenting recent, internationally-acclaimed and award-winning Latin American films, specially curated for the Queen City

 

All Access Pass
Includes:
+ Admission to all six (6) films
+ Opening Night Party with refreshments and live music
+ Limited edition poster designed by MacFly Screen Printing
+ Recognition as an Inaugural Series supporter

Incluye:
+ Entrada para las seis (6) películas
+ Fiesta de inauguración con refrigerios y música en vivo
+ Seriegrafía / poster edición limitada diseñado por MacFly Screen Printing
+ Reconocimiento como partidario de la serie inaugural

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Film Schedule

All screenings will be followed by short panel discussions with Charlotte-based artists and community leaders, connecting themes seen in the films with local issues and perspectives. 

 

Film Series Kick-Off:
Matar a Jesús (Killing Jesus)

Paula, a young Colombian student, witnesses the cold-blooded murder of her father. After suffering the police’s ineffectiveness, she accidentally encounters the hitman responsible for the job. Driven by anger, frustration and pain, revenge seems to be her only possible choice. Inspired by true events.

Paula, una joven estudiante colombiana, es testigo del asesinato a sangre fría de su padre. Después de sufrir la ineficacia de la policía, accidentalmente se encuentra con el asesino. Impulsada por la ira, la frustración y el dolor, la venganza parece ser su única opción posible. Inspirada en hechos reales.

Year: 2018 / Country: Colombia / Language: Spanish with English Subtitles / Run Time: 1hr 35min

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La camarista (The Chambermaid)

The desire of a lonely chambermaid named Eve to be someone else will make her discover different universes behind the belongings of the guests in the hotel where she works. Eve dreams through them and transforms her loneliness into company.

El deseo de una solitaria camarista llamada Eve por ser alguien más la hará descubrir diferentes universos detrás de las pertenencias de los huéspedes en el hotel donde trabaja. Eve sueña a través de ellos y transforma su soledad en compañía.

Year: 2019 / Country: Mexico / Language: Spanish with English Subtitles / Run Time: 1hr 42min

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Candelaria

Victor Hugo works in a cigar factory; Candelaria is a hotel laundress and singer. When Candelaria comes upon an abandoned camcorder she and Victor Hugo start to discover its possibilities for posterity, expression—and the revival of romance. The camera’s lens becomes an extension of Victor Hugo’s eye, allowing him to really see his wife for the first time in years—at least until the camcorder is stolen, an event which leads the couple into territory neither could have imagined.

Víctor Hugo trabaja en una fábrica de puros; Candelaria es una lavandera y cantante. Cuando Candelaria se encuentra con una videocámara abandonada, ella y Víctor Hugo comienzan a descubrir sus posibilidades de posteridad, expresión y el renacimiento del romance. El lente de la cámara se convierte en una extensión del ojo de Víctor Hugo, lo que le permite ver realmente a su esposa por primera vez en años, al menos hasta que la videocámara es robada, un evento que lleva a la pareja a un territorio que ninguno de los dos podría haber imaginado.

Year: 2018 / Country: Colombia, Cuba / Language: Spanish with English Subtitles / Run Time: 1hr 27min

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Las Vegas

Martín and Laura, in their thirties, find themselves spending time in the same building for a summer vacation. An opportunity for Martín and Laura to find each other again, and perhaps to truly meet with the son they had together 18 years ago.

Martín y Laura, de unos treinta años, se encuentran en el mismo edificio durante unas vacaciones de verano. Una oportunidad para que Martín y Laura se descubran de nuevo, y tal vez conozcan verdaderamente al hijo que tuvieron juntos hace 18 años.

Year: 2018 / Country: Argentina / Language: Spanish with English Subtitles / Run Time: 1hr 15min

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El despertar de las hormigas (The Awakening of the Ants)
Saturday, March 21, 2020
6 PM
Camp North End

Isabel is a 28-year-old seamstress. She is a good mother, wife and daughter-in-law and she teaches that to her daughters. Her family insists she should have another child, a boy, and this pressure awakens her to a progressive, silent, and unavoidable rebellion.

Isabel es una costurera de 28 años. Es una buena madre, esposa y nuera, y eso le enseña a sus hijas. Su familia insiste en que debe tener otro hijo, un niño, y esta presión le despierta una rebelión progresista, silenciosa e inevitable.

Year: 2019 / Country: Costa Rica, Spain / Language: Spanish with English Subtitles / Run Time: 1hr 34min

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Temblores (Tremors)

Pablo is a 40-year-old married father of 2 wonderful children. A role model and a practicing evangelical Christian, his perfect traditional life begins to crack when he falls in love with a man. Pablo finds his feelings in conflict with beliefs. And his life becomes a hell of repressive intolerance when his family and his church decide to do whatever it takes to “cure him”, forcing Pablo to suppress his urges through therapy.

Pablo, de 40 años, es un padre casado de 2 hijos maravillosos. Un modelo a seguir y un cristiano evangélico practicante, su vida tradicional perfecta comienza a romperse cuando se enamora de un hombre. Pablo encuentra sus sentimientos en conflicto con las creencias. Y su vida se convierte en un infierno de intolerancia represiva cuando su familia y su iglesia deciden hacer lo que sea necesario para “curarlo”, obligando a Pablo a suprimir sus impulsos a través de la terapia.

Year: 2018 / Country: Guatemala / Language: Spanish with English Subtitles / Run Time: 1hr 47min

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