Fourth Annual Latin American Film Festival 2018

Kennesaw State University, in collaboration with the Consulates of Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, & Peru is proud to host our fourth annual Latin American Film Festival. This program is designed to highlight groundbreaking films from Latin America and to build awareness among the KSU campus and greater-Atlanta community. The artistry of these films brings to light the important social and cultural topics they address. 

Screenings are free and open to the public. Each film will be accompanied by a brief introduction from the Consul General of the film's host country, as well as a Q&A session following the screening.

The film screenings start at 7 p.m.

  • Illusiones

    Ilusiones, S.A. (2015)

    Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM

    Location: Social Sciences Room 1019, Kennesaw Campus

    Country: Mexico

    Director: Roberto Girault

  • Mi Tesaro

    Double Feature: Mi Tesoro / My Treasure (2017) & Barlovento a Sotavento / Up Wind Down Wind (2017)

    Date: Thursday, October 11, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM

    Location: Social Sciences Room 1019, Kennesaw Campus

    Country: El Salvador

    Directors: Michael Flores / Pilar Colomé

  • The First Lady of the Revolution

    The First Lady of the Revolution (2016)

    Date: Tuesday, October 16, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM

    Location: Social Sciences Room 1019, Kennesaw Campus

    Country: Costa Rica

    Director: Andrea Kalin

  • El Silencio

    El Silencio de los Fusiles / When the Guns Go Silenced (2017)

    Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM

    Location: Social Sciences Room 1019, Kennesaw Campus

    Director: Nathalia Orozco

    Country: Colombia

  • The Last Elvis

    El Último Elvis / The Last Elvis (2012)

    Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM

    Location: Social Sciences Room 1019, Kennesaw Campus

    Country: Argentina

    Director: Armando Bo

  • Divine Justice

    Double Feature: Justicia Divina / Divine Justice (2016) & Pulga / Flea (2017)

    Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM

    Location: Social Sciences Room 1019, Kennesaw Campus

    Country: Honduras

    Director: Alejandro Irías

    (Note: The director will introduce the two shorts)

  • My Mother is a Character

    Minha mãe é uma peça / My Mother is a Character (2013)

    Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM

    Location: Building Q Room 202, Marietta Campus

    Country: Brazil

    Director: André Pellenz

  • Summer Doesn't Lie

    Verano No Miente / Summer Doesn’t Lie (2018)

    Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM

    Location: Building Q Room 202, Marietta Campus

    Country: Ecuador

    Director: Ernesto Santisteban

    (Note: The director and producer will introduce the film)

  • Crossing a Shadow

    Una Sombra al Frente / Crossing a Shadow (2007)

    Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

    Time: 7:00 PM

    Location: Social Sciences Room 1019, Kennesaw Campus

    Country: Peru

    Director: Augusto Tamayo

If you have any questions please contact event organizer:

Ernesto Silva, PhD
Associate Professor of Latin American/Latin@ Studies & Spanish
Interdisciplinary Studies Department (ISD)/Department of Foreign Languages (DFL) 
Office Personal: 470-578-3208 | ISD Office: 470-578-2431
Email: esilva@kennesaw.edu

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