Latin American Film Festival

movie reel

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 2021 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!

  • Content ...

  • Content ...

 

  • Fatal Assistance

    Fatal Assistance (2013)

    Country: Haiti

    Director: Raoul Peck

    Date: Tuesday, October 12, 2021

    Time: 7 p.m.

    Dr. Cécile Accilien, co-editor of the recently published Teaching Haiti: Strategies for Creating New Narratives, will introduce film and lead discussion.

  • Negra

    Negra (2020)

    Country: Mexico

    Director: Medhin Tewolda Serrano

    Date: Tuesday, October 19, 2021

    Time: 7 p.m.

    Director will join the screening.  

  • Medea Film

    Medea (2017)

    Country: Costa Rica

    Director: Alexandra Latishev Salazar

    Date: Thursday, October 28, 2021

    Time: 7 p.m.

    Director will join the screening.

  • Temp Pic

    The Flight of the Azacuán (2014)

    Country: Guatemala

    Director: Rafael González

    Date: Tuesday, November 2, 2021

    Time: 7 p.m.

  • Final Minute

    Final Minute

    Country: Ecuador

    Director: Luis Aviles

    Date: Thursday, November 4, 2021

    Time: 7 p.m.

    Director will join the screening.

  • Pacificum

    Pacíficum: Return to the Ocean (2017)

    Country: Peru

    Director: Mariana Tschudi

    Date: Tuesday, November 9, 2021

    Time: 7 p.m.

  • TBA

    Country: Venezuela

    Director: 

    Date: Tuesday, November 16, 2021

    Time: 7 p.m.

     

      • 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

         

      • movie poster

        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

           

      ©