5PM Saturday 19th October | Building Y3A, Theatre 1, Macquarie University Entry by Donation Once again and for a fourth year, the Sydney Latin American Film Festival (SLAFF) and Macquarie University are presenting the “Human Rights in Latin America Film Event”, on Saturday 19th October, from 5pm at Macquarie University. The event includes Venezuelan feature… Continue reading Human Rights in Latin America Film Event!
(Brazil) Wed 4th Sep 7pm
SLAFF 2013 opens with the award winning Brazilian comedy drama ‘The Clown’ followed by the ‘Baja Cantina Opening Night Fiesta’ featuring El Orqueston, a 12-piece salsa and timba orchestra with a huge live energy!
(Peru) Thu 5th Sep 7pm
Adrián Saba’s ‘The Cleaner’ is a moody generational drama set in an apocalyptic Lima. The up-and-coming writer/director immerses us in the world of two deeply guarded souls struggling through the devastation.
(Ecuador/Colombia/France) Thu 5th Sep 9pm
Three highly charged stories of love, loss and rock ‘n’ roll, ‘No Autumn, No Spring’ paints a portrait of Guayaquil’s disenchanted middle-class youth and their hedonistic pursuit of happiness.
(Panama/Ecuador) Fri 6th Sept 7pm
Tito leaves his native Panama for Costa Rica to take care of his father. Unexpectedly, the two embark upon a marathon drive from Costa Rica, picking up a stray young woman and her filthy dog along the way.
(Mexico) Fri 6th Sep 9pm
With a revolutionary fervour and widespread social discontent sweeping through pre-World Cup Brazil, Carlos Bolado’s award-winning film ‘Tlatelolco – Summer of 68’ couldn’t be more timely.
(Peru/Spain) Sat 7th Sep 5pm
A foodie favourite, following top chefs Gastón Acurio and Ferran Adrià on a mouthwatering journey around Peru (the audience will be treated to a feast after the screening).
(Venezuela) Sat 7th Sep 7pm
Q&A with guest director Hernán Jabes. A smash hit in Venezuela, come along for an emotionally charged portrayal of a chaotic society, where uncertainty of fate and the pressures of modern life sometimes boil over.
(Mexico) Sat 7th Sep 9pm
Kenya Márquez’s critically acclaimed Expiration Date (Fecha de Caducidad) effortlessly blends melodrama, suspense and dark humour to create a wry commentary on contemporary Mexico.
(Uruguay/Argentina/ Chile) Sun 8th Sep 11am
Get ready to sail the high seas with this fun stop-motion animated adventure about Alexander Selkirk, the pirate who inspired the famous novel, Robinson Crusoe.