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Latin LGBTQ Film Festival (Postponed until further notice)

Date : 01 March 2020 - 31 March 2020
Location: Auditorium, 5th Floor
By Embassy of Mexico, Embassy of Chile, Embassy of Argentina, Embassy of Spain, Embassy or Peru in collaboration with Bangkok Art and Culture Centre
Every Thursdays and Fridays of March 2020 (5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27 March 2020)
Registry begins 6.30 pm.
Screening time 7.30 pm. (On 20 and 26 March, film screening starts at 7.00 pm.)


Bangkok Art and Culture Centre together with the Ibero American Embassies present the first Latin LGBTQ Film Festival with desire to build understanding of cultural diversity through films, and to exchange contexts and perspectives regarding LGBTQ topic from different cultural lenses.
This program is a part of SPECTROSYNTHESIS II – Exposure of Tolerance: LGBTQ in Southeast Asia exhibition at Bangkok Art and Culture Centre from 23 November 2019 - 01 March 2020 at the Main gallery, 7th - 8th Floor.

**All screenings are in Spanish with English Subtitles.  (Except For 80 Days by the Embassy of Spain, screening is in Basque language)
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Film List

THE DARKEST DAYS OF US (2017) - Opening Film
Drama (Explicit Content) 100 min
Presented by Embassy of Mexico
Screening Date: 5 March 2020

Ana´s recollection of the day when her sister Julia died is a fragmented and foggy image that haunts her as she returns to Tijuana, her hometown, where she has to deal with the darkness of her memories.

EL PUTO INOLVIDABLE. LIFE OF CARLOS JÁUREGUI (2016)
Documentary 84 min 
Presented by the Embassy of Argentina
Screening Date: 6 and 12 March 2020
Visibility for the LGBT movement in Argentina wouldn't have been the same without him. This is the life story of Carlos Jáuregui, the most recognized LGBT activist from the 80s and 90s in Argentina.

RIU. WHAT THE ANCESTRAL CHANTS TELL (2017) (Postponed until further notice)
Documentary  72 min 
Presented by the Embassy of Chile
Screening Date: 13 and 19 March 2020
Riu" is the spiritual and physical journey of the last heiress of the ancestral culture of oral tradition of Easter Island. María Elena Hotus, a 70-year-old woman, who works as a composer, performer, and teacher of different vocal techniques, has decided to pass on her legacy before she dies. This is why she prepares her daughter, Aru Pate Hotus, to succeed her. Aru, a transsexual, has to fight against the Islanders’ deeply rooted bigotry and sexism.

SISSY WITH A DOG (2007) (Postponed until further notice)
Short Film Comedy15 min
Presented by the Embassy of Spain
Screening Date: 20 and 26 March 2020 (Film Screening starts at 7.00 pm.)
Of all the goals that Pablo set out when he arrived in Madrid, there is one that is still missing.
 
FOR 80 DAYS (2010) (Postponed until further notice)
Drama 105 min
Presented by the Embassy of Spain
Screening Date: 20 and 26 March 2020 (Film Screening starts at 7.00 pm.)
As young people in a more-repressive era, Axun and Maite never allowed their relationship to develop, then they meet again 50 years later and rediscover the feelings they once had for each other.
** Basque Language

RETABLO (2017) - Closing film (Postponed until further notice)
Drama 95 min In Quechua
Presented by the Embassy of Peru
Screening Date: 27 March 2020
 Segundo Paucar, a 14 year old boy wants to become a master story-box maker just like his father to carry on with the family legacy. On his way to a community celebration in the Andes, Segundo accidentally observes his father in a situation that shatters his whole world. Trapped in a chauvinistic environment, Segundo will try to deal in silence with all that is happening to him.

For more information, please contact
Ms. Cynthia Moreno
Tel 02-006-0734   
 

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