Latin LGBTQ Film Festival

Date : 10 September 2020 - 18 September 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
Thursday 10, 17 and Friday 11, 18 September 2020
Registry begins 6.00 pm.
Screening time 6.30 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: screening is in Basque language and Retablo : screening is in Quechua language)
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Film List

Documentary  72 min 
Presented by the Embassy of Chile
Screening Date: 10 September 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 bigotry and sexism, deeply rooted in the island.

Short Film Comedy 15 min
Presented by the Embassy of Spain
Screening Date: 11 and 17 September 2020
Of all the goals that Pablo set out when he arrived in Madrid, there is one that is still missing.
FOR 80 DAYS (2010) 
Drama 105 min
Presented by the Embassy of Spain
Screening Date: 11 and 17 September 2020
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 
Drama 95 min 
Presented by the Embassy of Peru
Screening Date: 18 September 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.
** Quechua Language

For more information, please contact
Ms. Vasita Jirathiyut
Tel 02-214-6630 ext. 528   



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