Latin American Film Festival

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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.

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

Announcing the 2020 LAFF film line up:

Co-Sponsored with the Consul Generals of Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, and Peru

This year, we will screen the films through Zoom so you can watch at a safe social distance.

Please see the full film line up with dates, times and Zoom links below. Hope you can join us!

    • Fandango at the Wall

       Fandango at the Wall

      Country: Mexico

      Director: Varda Bar-Kar

      Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020

      Time: 7 p.m.

    • Yo soy de allá

      *Yo soy de allá

      Country: Costa Rica

      Director: Juan Ignacio Rodríguez Loria, Andrés Madrigal

      Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020

      Time: 7 p.m.

      *One of two shorts for the evening.

    • Amor de temporada

      *Amor de temporada

      Country: Costa Rica

      Director: Sergio Pucci

      Date: Thursday, October 22, 2020

      Time: 7 p.m.

      *One of two shorts for the evening

    • La casa más grande del mundo

      La casa más grande del mundo

      Country: Guatemala

      Director: Ana V. Bojorquez & Lucía Carreras

      Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2020

      Time: 7 p.m.

    • tan distintos

      Tan distintos

      Country: Ecuador

      Date: Friday, 30 October 2020

      Director: Pablo Arturo Suárez

      Time: 7 p.m.

    • Viejos Amigos

      Viejos amigos

      Country: Peru
      Date:
      Thursday, 5 November 2020
      Director:
      Fernando Villarán Luján
      Time:
      7 p.m.

    • Birds of Passage

      Pájaros de verano

      Country: Colombia
      Date: Friday, 13 November 2020
      Directors: Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra
      Time: 7 p.m.

       

       

    • El Regreso

      El regreso (2012)

      Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2019

      Time: 7:00 PM

      Location: Building Q, Room 202, Marietta Campus

      Country: Costa Rica

      Director: Hernán Jiménez

    • La Carga

       La carga (2016)

      Date: Thursday, October 17, 2019

      Time: 7:00 PM

      Location: Social Sciences, Room 1019, Kennesaw Campus

      Country: Mexico

      Director: Alan Jonsson

    • Donde acaban los caminos

      Donde acaban los caminos (2004)

      Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019

      Time: 7:00 PM

      Location: Social Sciences, Room 1019, Kennesaw Campus

      Country: Guatemala

      Director: Carlos García Agaz

    • El dia de la Cabra

      El día de la cabra (2017)

      Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

      Time: 7:00 PM

      Location: Building Q, Room 202, Marietta Campus

      Country: Colombia

      Director: Samil Oliveros

    • Minha mae e uma peca 2

      Minha mãe e uma peça 2/My Mom Is a Character 2 (2016)

      Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019

      Time: 7:00 PM

      Location: Social Sciences, Room 1019, Kennesaw Campus

      Country: Brazil

      Director: César Rodrigues

    • Un novio para mi mujer

      Un novio para mi mujer (2008)

      Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019

      Time: 7:00 PM

      Location: Building Q, Room 202, Marietta Campus

      Country: Argentina

      Director: Juan Taratuto

    • Retable

      Retablo (2017)

      Date: Tuesday, November 5, 2019

      Time: 7:00 PM

      Location: Social Sciences, Room 1019, Kennesaw Campus

      Country: Peru

      Director: Álvaro Delgado Aparicio

    • Rethinking Cuban Civil Society

      Rethinking Cuban Civil Society (2019)

      Date: Wednesday, November 6, 2019

      Time: 7:00 PM

      Location: Building Q, Room 202, Marietta Campus

      Country: Cuba

      Director: María Isabel Alfonso

      *Note: This is a special presentation celebrating the Year of Cuba at KSU

    • Cuentos sin hadas

      Cuentos sin hadas (2012)

      Date: Thursday, November 7, 2019

      Time: 7:00 PM

      Location: Social Sciences, Room 1019, Kennesaw Campus

      Country: Ecuador

      Director: Sergio Briones

    • 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 Tesoro

      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 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

    • Justicia

      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

    • 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: Augutso Tamayo

       

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      El ciudadano Ilustre/The Distinguished Citizen (2016)

      Date: Tuesday, October 17, 2017

      Time: 8:00 PM

      Location: Burruss Building, Room 151, Kennesaw Campus

      Country: Argentina

      Directors: Gastón Duprat & Mariano Cohn

    • Movie Poster

      La tierra y la sombra/Land and Shade (2015)

      Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017

      Time: 8:00 PM

      Location: Burruss Building Room 151, Kennesaw Campus

      Country: Colombia

      Director: César Acevedologo

    • Movie Poster

      Mexican Shorts (2014)

      Date: Thursday, October 26, 2017

      Time: 8:00 PM

      Location: Prillaman 1103, Kennesaw Campus

      Country: Mexico

      Director: Various

      Description: This is a collection of award-winning shorts from Mexico.

      • Movie Poster

        Cuchillos en el Cielo/ (2013)

        Date: Tuesday, November 7, 2017

        Time: 8:00 PM

        Location: Burruss Building, Room 151,

        Kennesaw Campus

        Country: Peru

        Director: Alberto Durant

         

      • Movie Poster

        Linha de Passe (2008)

        Date: Thursday, November 9, 2017

        Time: 8:00 PM

        Location: Prillaman 1103, Kennesaw Campus

        Country: Brazil

        Directors: Walter Salles and Daniela Thomas

      • Movie Poster

        El facilitador/The Facilitator (2013)

        Date: Tuesday, November 14, 2017

        Time: 8:00 PM

        Location: Burruss Building, Room 151, Kennesaw Campus

        Country: Ecuador

        Director: Víctor Arregui

      • Dos Aguas

        Dos Aguas / Two Waters (2014)

        Tuesday, September 27, 2016

        Time: 5-7 PM

        Location: SO 1019

        Country: Costa Rica

        Director: Patricia Velázquez

         

      • Cuatro Puntos

        Cuatro Puntos Cardinales / Four Cardinal Points (2014)

        Tuesday, October 4, 2016

        Time: 5-7 PM

        Location: SO 3030

        Country: El Salvador

        Director: Javier Kafie

      • El Abrazo De La Serpente

        El abrazo de la serpiente / Embrace of the Serpent (2015)

        Tuesday, October 11, 2016

        Time: 5-7 PM

        Location: SO 1019

        Country: Colombia

        Director: Ciro Guerra

         

      • Capsulas

        Cápsulas / Capsules (2012)

        Thursday, October 13

        Time: 5-7 PM

        Location: SO 1019

        Country: Guatemala

        Director: Verónica Riedel

         

      • Generation Spielberg

        Generación Spielberg / Generation Spielberg (2014)

        Tuesday, October 18

        Time: 5-7 PM

        Location: SO 3030

        Country: Mexico

        Director: Gibrán Bazán

      • Resurrección

        Resurrección / Resurrection (2015)

        Thursday, October 20

        Time:5-7 PM

        Location SO 1019

        Country: Argentina

        Director: Gonzalo Calzada

      • La Prueba

        La Prueba / The Trial (2006)

        Tuesday, October 25

        Time: 5-7 PM

        Location: SO 1019

        Country: Peru

        Director: Judith Vélez

    • Kennesaw State University in collaboration with the Consulates of Argentina, Brazil, Mexico & Peru was proud to host our 2015 Latin American Film Festival.

      • The Year My parents Went on Vacation

        O ano em que meus pais saíram de férias/The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)

        Tuesday, September 27

        Time: 6:00 PM

        Country: Brazil 

        Presented by: The Consulate General of Brazil

      • The Aura

        El aura/The Aura (2005)

        Tuesday, October 4

        Time: 6:00 PM

        Country: Argentina 

        Director: Fabian Bielinsky

        Presented by the Consulate General of Argentina

      • The Missing Stone

        La piedra ausente/The Absent Stone (2013)

        Tuesday, October 11

        Time: 6:00 PM

        Country: Mexico

        Directors: Jesse Lerner,  Sandra Rozental

        Presented by the Consulate General of Mexico

      • The Bad Intentions

        Las malas intenciones/The Bad Intentions (2011)

        Thursday, October 13

        Time: 6:00 PM

        Country: Peru 

        Director: Rosario García-Montero

        Presented by the Consulate General of Peru

         

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