Ibero-American Consuls Launch Film Festival

in Instituto Cervantes, News, News Fall 2012
October 4th, 2012

Consuls at Boston University, Oct. 2, 2012, left to right: Paulo Jorge Sousa da Cunha Alves, Portugal; Elvia López de Iglesias, Honduras; Francisco Méndez Alcántara, México; José Edgardo Alemán Molina, El Salvador; Mónica Julieta Pinzón Bueno, Colombia; Beatriz G. Almeida Stein, Consul Ad Honorem of Ecuador; Pablo Sánchez Terán, Spain; Mario Ruiz Legido, Aula Cervantes, Boston University

Consuls at Boston University, Oct. 2, 2012, left to right: Paulo Jorge Sousa da Cunha Alves, Portugal; Elvia López de Iglesias, Honduras; Francisco Méndez Alcántara, México; José Edgardo Alemán Molina, El Salvador; Mónica Julieta Pinzón Bueno, Colombia; Beatriz G. Almeida Stein, Consul Ad Honorem of Ecuador; Pablo Sánchez Terán, Spain; Mario Ruiz Legido, Aula Cervantes, Boston University

The 17th annual Boston Ibero-American Film Festival, hosted this year by the Department of Romance Studies, Voces Hispánicas, and the Aula Cervantes at Boston University, with generous funding from Sovereign / Santander, got off to a good start on October 2 with a film screening and a reception given by the Consulate of Colombia. Consuls from several Latin American countries were on hand to welcome a large and enthusiastic audience.  The festival continues through the month of October.