XVII Ibero American Film Festival
- 6:00 pm on Thursday, October 4, 2012
- 8:00 pm on Thursday, October 4, 2012
- Contact Name:
- Mario Ruiz Legido
The Boston Ibero-American Film Festival is an annual showcase of contemporary films from more than a dozen countries in Latin America and the Iberian Peninsula. Its purpose is to provide a venue for the exploration through art of the realities, the social values and the cultural identity of the region and its countries. It also allows all audiences to appreciate the diversity and complexity that characterize Latin American and Iberian cinema, by the hand of some of its most acclaimed filmmakers, and its most promising new talents. CALENDAR: OCTOBER 2 (COLOMBIA) "Of Love and Other Demons". OCTOBER 4 (VENEZUELA) "Postcards from Leningrad". OCTOBER 5 (ARGENTINA) "Chinese Take-Away". OCTOBER 9 (ECUADOR) "With my Heart in Yambo". OCTOBER 11 (SPAIN) "Chico & Rita". OCTOBER 12 (PORTUGAL) "Embargo". OCTOBER 16 (EL SALVADOR) " One, the Story of a Goal". OCTOBER 18 (MEXICO) "The Fantastic World of Juan Orol". OCTOBER 19 (PERU) "Guachimán". OCTOBER 23 (BRAZIL) "O Liberdade". OCTOBER 25 (HONDURAS) "Love and Beans". OCTOBER 26 (DOMINICAN REPÚBLIC) "Anna´s Struggle". OCTOBER 30 (GUATEMALA) "Holy Cow". The Festival has been organized by the Instituto Cervantes, Hispanic Voices @ Boston University, and the Consulates of the various participating countries. Sponsored by Voces Hispánicas/ Hispanic Voices, an initiative of the Department of Romance Studies, Boston University, made possible by the generosity of Santander Universities Global Division.