(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!
(Germany, USA, Guatemala) Mon 9th Sep 6pm
This kaleidoscopically beautiful documentary follows the daily and ceremonial lives of six articulate young Maya as they struggle to maintain their way of life in a world of rampant exploitation of the Earth’s resources.
(Colombia/Germany) Wed 11th Sep 7pm
There is no place for failure when there’s a calling, music and joy. Join us after the film for live vallenato music at SLAFF’s Festival Hub!
Don’t miss this diverse line-up of local films competing for the prestigious Local Filmmakers Award. These filmmakers have covered a broad spectrum of stories, come along and meet local directors telling important stories.
Ailing Renato knows his time is running out and with his granddaughter, little Carlotta as willing accomplice, he plots to escape and sail from Venezuela to Salvador de Bahia in Brazil.