PeruFest: Movie Festival of New Peruvian Films

When:Friday, April 16, 2010
Where:The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center NYU
53 Washington Square South
Suite 201
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-3650

PeruFest presents the most recent cinematographic productions from Peru. In a huge variety of styles and themes, these short and feature-films explore issues as social struggle and identity conflicts in contemporary Peru, political violence, mourning, family relations, and also constitute a reflection on the director’s own condition. Most of these young filmmakers have been awarded in festivals like: Cannes, Berlin, San Sebastian, etc. Admission to all screenings and receptions is FREE and OPEN to the GENERAL PUBLIC. Festival seating is done on a First-come, first-served basis. All films have English subtitles. For more info click here.

Friday, April 16, 2:00 p.m.:
Encierro, Fernando Montenegro, 2009 (68’)
¿Te estás sintiendo sola?, Rosario García-Montero, 2003 (14’)

Friday, April 16, 3:45 p.m.:
Reunión, Antolín Prieto, 2008 (21’)
Payasos, Marianela Vega, 2009 (24’)
Ego, Rossana Alalú, 2006 (60’)

Friday, April 16, 6:00 p.m.:
Razones para el exxxilio, Juan Manuel Calderón, 2004 (80’)
El viaje, Cady Abarca, 2005 (17’)
Q&A with directors Juan Manuel Calderón and Cady Abarca.

Friday, April 16, 8:15 p.m.:
Madeinusa, Claudia Llosa, 2006 (103’)
Closing Reception from 10pm to 11pm.

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