Join us for some before and after-movie fun complementing selected screenings, featuring Carmen Alicia and Claudio Hevia performing a tribute to the Nueva Trova Cubana & Señor Bolivar spinning Reggae and alternative Mexican tunes.
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.
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.
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.
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!
MEXICO | Mon 8th Sep | 8pm
Join us as we spotlight the talents of the country’s next generation of directors showcased in five shorts fresh out of Mexico.
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.
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!
ARG / MEX / BRAZIL / FRA / USA
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.