Anina – Special Children's Session

URUGUAY/COL | Sun 7th Sep 11am
A multi award-winning film and Uruguay’s submission to the Best Foreign Language Film, Oscar Academy Awards 2014, Anina is a warm, whip-smart film that speaks to both children and adults.

Silvio Rodríguez, Ojalá

SPAIN | Sun 7th Sep | 6pm
Join us post-screening for a live tribute to the Nueva Trova Cubana. Singer-songwriter Silvio Rodríguez is profiled in this original documentary that mixes candid interviews with beautiful performances of his “nueva trova” classics.

Bad Hair | Pelo Malo

PERU/GER/ARG/VEN | Sun 7th Sep | 8pm
Junior, 9, has stubbornly curly hair, or “bad hair.” He wants to have it straightened for his yearbook picture, like a fashionable pop singer. This puts him at odds with his mother Marta, a young, unemployed widow.

Echo of the Mountain | Eco de la montaña

MEXICO | Mon 8th Sep | 6pm
The long awaited film by legendary Mexican filmmaker Nicolás Echevarría. Echo of the Mountain is a stunning portrait of the great Wixarika (Huichol) artist, Santos de la Torre who lives in near anonymity in the western Sierra Madre. A must see film!

Songs of Redemption

JAMAICA/SPAIN | Tues 9th Sep | 6pm
Special Sound Session – Join us after the screening. With riveting interviews and powerful Reggae music created and performed by the inmates and wardens, the multi-award winning Songs of Redemption reveals the transformative power of music within one correctional facility.

Closing Night Film: I Still Am / Sigo siendo (Kachkaniraqmi)

PERU/SPAIN | Wed 10th Sep | 7pm
Special Sound Session! ‘Sigo siendo’ travels through the worlds of Peru through the lives of its musicians. Following the film, join us for our Closing Night Fiesta at Goodgod Small Club as we celebrate Peruvian music with some of Sydney’s best musicians!

The Ardor | El Ardor

Tuesday 9th September | 8pm
A “Mesopotamian Western”, as Pablo Fendrik likes to call it, The Ardor is a suspense-filled story of vengeance, a struggle between two ways of living.