Latin America Solidarity Centre

Latin Shorts 1 (Birr)


6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, 02/05/2017


Tin Jug Studio, Brendan St, Birr

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Nubia [Cuba/Germany/2015/11′] Marina Zolke

nubiaDani, a young Cuban, lives together with his grandmother Yuya in Havana. When his girlfriend becomes pregnant, her parents want her to have an abortion, because Dani is black. A true story.

Argentina, Forgive me [Brazil/2015/20’] Leandro Afonso

Argentina, Forgive meAfter several disappointments in Football World Cup, a tragedy bigger than all of them. While recalls her last four years. Filmed on location in Salvador-BA, Brazil. October, 2015.

Vicenta [Ecuador/2014/5’] Carla Valencia Dávila

VicentaVicenta is a woman from the countryside who was born in Bolivia and migrated with her grandmother to Chikle searching for a better life. She washed clothes in a salt mine to earn her living. She was a woman from the countryside, a migrant, a mother, a militant, a Chilean, an Argentinian, an Ecuadorian, a Bolivian. This is a real story. Vicenta was the filmmaker’s great-grandmother.

Guardianes de la Costa [Uruguay/2012/30’] Enriqueta Curbelo

Guardianes de la CostaAn enjoyable journey that takes as reference points the lighthouses located on the oast and islands of Uruguay, from the Rio de la Plata to the Atlantic Ocean, leading to discover hidden places and amazing stories that will delight the traveler

Near the coffee [Puerto Rico/2015/15’] Flynn Donovan

Near The CoffeeThis short film shows in relative detail the lengthy and risk business of coffee growing and coffee production. Interlaced with images of coffee growing, this films shows a man deep in contemplation in this island landscape.

Through the wall [Mexico/US/2016/6’] Tim Nackashi

Through the wallAbril is living undocumented in the United States with her 2 year-old boy Julián. Julián’s father was deported back to Mexico. In order to see other, Uriel, Abril and Julián must journey separately and cross difficult terrain to reach the US/Mexico border fence where they spend time together through holes in the actual border fence, the only way little Julián has ever know his father.

Desayuno con Tiffany [Colombia/2015/14’] Andrés Molano Moncada

TiffanyRafael must get out of bed to make breakfast for the woman sleeping beside him. It is not easy; everything seems against him, including his love for her.

Burnout [Mexico/2015/9’] Miguel López Valdivia

burnout“Burnout” is the portrait of a paramedic and his relationship with death. A duel between the deep pleasure that gives him the adrenaline when he turns on the siren, and the emotional weariness from being the witness of countless tragedies.

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Latin Shorts 1 (Birr)