UPCOMING CAMPUS EVENTS

PADRON CAMPUS (VIRTUAL): OCTOBER 1st – 15th 

EL AMPARO (2016)
Directed by Rober Calzadilla | Venezuela
Based on the 1988 Massacre of El Amparo, where the Venezuelan army killed several fishermen. The army accuses them of being Colombian guerillas but the locals desperately try to prevent them from being taken away. 

GUARANI (2016) 
Directed by Luis Zorraquin | Paraguay & Argentina
Set against spectacular landscapes, this film follows a man and his granddaughter as they travel from Paraguay to Buenos Aires to convince the girl’s mother to give birth in Guarani land.

I GIRL (YO NIÑA) (2018)
Directed by Natural Arpajou | Argentina
A couple moves to Patagonia escaping from the impositions of modern capitalist society. But soon they will discover that not everything is so magical or so simple, nor are they prepared to deal with that life.

SOUTHERN DISTRICT (ZONA SUR) (2009)
Directed by Juan Carlos Valdivia | Bolivia
For a rich upper-class family locked into their own little world, Bolivia’s social changes threaten to burst their bubble.

UN TRADUCTOR (2018)
Directed by Rodrigo Barriuso | Cuba
A Russian Literature professor at the University of Havana is ordered to work as a translator for child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster when they are sent to Cuba for medical treatment.

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HOMESTEAD CAMPUS (VIRTUAL): OCTOBER 11th – 17th 

CHICO & RITA (2010)
Directed by Fernando Trueba, Javier Mariscal, Tono Errando | Spain
Chico is a young piano player with big dreams. Rita is a beautiful singer with an extraordinary voice. Music and romantic desire unites them, but their journey – in the tradition of the Latin ballad, the bolero – brings heartache and torment

THE COMPANION (EL ACOMPAÑANTE) (2015)
Directed by Pavel Giroud | Cuba
A disgraced boxer gradually forms an unlikely friendship with an HIV positive patient he is tasked with monitoring at a military-run sanitarium in 1980s Cuba.

LA YUMA  (2009)
Directed by Florence Jaugey | Nicaragua
This is the story of Yuma a strong-willed and rebellious girl from the poor neighborhoods of Managua who dreams of being a boxer.

PERRO BOMBA (2019)
Directed by Juan Cáceres | Chile
After a fight with his boss, Steevens, a young Haitian immigrant in Santiago, Chile, loses his job and is repudiated by the entire community.

TREMORS (TEMBLORES) (2019)
Directed by Jayro Bustamante | Guatemala
The coming out of an evangelical father shatters his family, his community and uncovers a profoundly repressive society.

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KENDALL CAMPUS (HYBRID): OCTOBER 11th – 17th 

ALICE JUNIOR (2019) 
Directed by Gil Baroni | Brazil
The first kiss of a transgender teenager.

IXCANUL (2015)
Directed by Jayro Bustamante | Guatemala
On the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala, a marriage is arranged for seventeen-year-old María by her Kaqchikel parents.

MACHUCA (2004)
Directed by Andrés Wood | Chile
Two 12-year-old Chilean children from different social classes become friends in 1973. They both discover each other’s world as political tensions in their country increase.

MY NAME IS GENNET (MI NOMBRE ES GENNET) (2019)
In-person | Wednesday, October 13th | 12:00PM | McCarthy Auditorium (room 6120) | RSVP HERE 
Directed by Miguel Angél Tobías | Spain
Based on a true story, this poignant and inspirational film follows the life of Gennet Corcuera, from her childhood in extreme poverty in Ethiopia to her achievement as the first Deaf-blind woman to obtain a university degree in Europe.

LOS LOBOS (2019)
In-person | Friday, October 15th | 6:30PM | McCarthy Auditorium (room 6120) | RSVP HERE 
A recorded conversation with the director will precede the screening
Directed by Samuel Kishi Leopo | Mexico
Two children emigrate to the US with their mother. Their days pass in a tiny flat waiting for her to come back as they hold on to the hope of visiting Disneyworld.

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MEDICAL CAMPUS (VIRTUAL): October 11th – 17th

THE COMPANION (EL ACOMPAÑANTE) (2015)
Directed by Pavel Giroud | Cuba
A disgraced boxer gradually forms an unlikely friendship with an HIV positive patient he is tasked with monitoring at a military-run sanitarium in 1980s Cuba.

MIDNIGHT FAMILY (2019)
Directed by Luke Lorentzen | Mexico
In Mexico City’s wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help.

SUMMER 1993 (2017)
Directed by Carla Simón | Spain 
After her mother’s death, six-year-old Frida is sent to her uncle’s family to live with them in the countryside. But Frida finds it hard to forget her mother and adapt to her new life.

UN TRADUCTOR (2018)
Directed by Rodrigo Barriuso | Cuba
A Russian Literature professor at the University of Havana is ordered to work as a translator for child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster when they are sent to Cuba for medical treatment.

7 WEEKS (2016)
Directed by Constanza Figari | Chile
Camila, a young college student, finds out she is pregnant. Despite the full support of her partner and family, Camila, unwilling to become a mother, decides to end her pregnancy, causing the anger and rejection of her loved ones, having to walk the path of early termination alone, in a country where abortion is illegal.

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NORTH CAMPUS (HYBRID): OCTOBER 11th – 17th 

THE CANDIDATE (EL REINO) (2018)
Directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen | Spain
A Spanish politician whose high-class lifestyle is based on nefarious and illegal business threatens to break his entire party after a newspaper expose him to the public eye.

LOS LOBOS (2019)
Directed by Samuel Kishi Leopo | Mexico
Two children emigrate to the US with their mother. Their days pass in a tiny flat waiting for her to come back as they hold on to the hope of visiting Disneyworld.

MIDNIGHT FAMILY (2019)
Directed by Luke Lorentzen | Mexico
In Mexico City’s wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help.

TREMORS (TEMBLORES) (2019)
Directed by Jayro Bustamante | Guatemala
The coming out of an evangelical father shatters his family, his community and uncovers a profoundly repressive society.

THE QUEEN OF SPAIN (2016)
In-person | Saturday, October 16th | 12:00pm | SEDT Motion Picture Screening Room (2147) | RSVP HERE
Directed by Fernando Trueba 
In the 1950s, Macarena Granada, who has become a Hollywood star, returns to Spain to film a blockbuster about Queen Isabella I of Castile.

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HIALEAH CAMPUS (VIRTUAL): OCTOBER 14th – 28th 

CACU: A CHANGE FOR LIFE (CACÚ: UN CAMBIO POR LA VIDA) (2018)
OPENING NIGHT SGA MOVIE NIGHT ON THE LAWN
In-person | October 14th | 5:00PM | MDC Hialeah Lawn Area (Near 49th ST Entrance) | RSVP HERE
Directed by Marvin del Cid | Dominican Republic
The transition of five fishermen from Manresa, a poor neighborhood to the west of Santo Domingo, from sea turtle nest predators to conservationists of the species.

BIRDS OF PASSAGE (PAJAROS DE VERANO) (2018)
Directed by Ciro Guerra & Cristina Gallego | Colombia
During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.

THE GUARDIANS (2018)
Directed by Ben Crosbie, Tessa Moran | Mexico
An indigenous Mexican community and millions of monarch butterflies are under threat of extinction in the ancient forest they call home.

YVY MARAEY, LAND WITHOUT EVIL (2014)
Directed by Juan Carlos Valdivia | Bolivia
A Bolivian filmmaker and a Guaraní Indian travel together through the forests of southeastern Bolivia to make a film about the Guaraní people.

MONOS (2019)
CLOSING NIGHT SGA MOVIE NIGHT ON THE LAWN
In-person | October 28th | 5:00PM | MDC Hialeah Lawn Area (Near 49th ST Entrance) | RSVP HERE
Directed by Alejandro Landes | Colombia
On a remote mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.

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WEST CAMPUS (VIRTUAL): OCTOBER 25th – 31st

CAMILA’S AWAKENING (EL DESPERTAR DE CAMILA) (2018) 
Directed by Rosario Jimenez Gili | Chile 
Camila loves swimming and doesn’t know failure. However the water, that has given her success in the recent past, now leads her to the biggest setback of her life.

EMA (2019)
Directed by Pablo Larraín | Chile
A couple deals with the aftermath of an adoption that goes awry as their household falls apart.

THE INFILTRATORS (2019) 
Directed by Alex Rivera and Cristina Ibarra | United States
A rag-tag group of undocumented youth – Dreamers – deliberately get detained by Border Patrol in order to infiltrate a shadowy, for-profit detention center.

MY NAME IS GENNET (MI NOMBRE ES GENNET) (2019)
Directed by Miguel Angél Tobías | Spain
Based on a true story, this poignant and inspirational film follows the life of Gennet Corcuera, from her childhood in extreme poverty in Ethiopia to her achievement as the first Deaf-blind woman to obtain a university degree in Europe.

SPIDER THIEVES (NIÑAS ARAÑAS) (2017)
Directed by Guillermo Helo | Chile
Avi, Cindy and Estefany, 13 years old, are three young girls who live in an illegal land grab. They form a band accustomed to small robberies. One day, they decide to rob apartments by climbing the balcony.

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