Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Schedule of Free Movie Screenings at Instituto Cervantes de Manila this August 2012

Instituto Cervantes de Manila in collaboration with Embajada de Argentina (Filipinas) invites you to their...

Free Movie Screenings

Instituto Cervantes' Salon de Actos
855 T.M. Kalaw St.
1000 Ermita
Manila, Filipinas

Schedule for August 2012
Contemporary Argentinian Films

August 2, 2012 (Thursday) - "The Mural" (110 mins)
7:00 PM

"The film recounts the various circumstances that led the painter David Alfaro Siqueiros to make a famous mural in the fifth Los Granados, property of Natalio Botana, with the help of Argentine painter Lino Enea Spilimbergo, Antonio Berni and John Carlos Castagnino and the Uruguayan Enrique Lazarus, more complicated and intertwined relations established between the characters of the story." - Instituto Cervantes de Manila

August 4, 2012 (Saturday) - "Carancho" (107 mins)
2:00 PM

"Darin stars in this one as a sleazy, ambulance chasing personal injury lawyer who gets caught up in an escalating cycle of violence and while personal injury law may not strike you as the sexiest of topics the just-released trailer for this one is absolutely fantastic. Yes, please." - Instituto Cervantes de Manila

August 11, 2012 (Saturday) - "Aballay, el hombre sin miedo" (100 mins)
2:00 PM

"Aballay was a bad tempered gaucho. After killing a man, the terrified look of the victim's son raised his consciousness about his savagery. Years go by, that kid's look doesn't leave him. Aballay knows that the kid will look for him." - Instituto Cervantes de Manila

August 18, 2012 (Saturday) - "Cortazar" (80 mins)
2:00 PM

"Documentary about the Argentine writer Julio Cortazar." - Instituto Cervantes de Manila

August 25, 2012 (Saturday) - "Camila" (105 mins)
2:00 PM

"In 1840's Buenos Aires, Argentina, a beautiful young socialite named Camila falls in love with Ladislao, a Jesuit priest. After several failed attempts at fighting his own feelings, he ultimately succumbs to her. The two later escape to a far off, secluded village where they assume new identities as husband and wife and begin running a children's school. After several months of relative happiness, the couple's identity is discovered by a local priest. Under moralistic pressure from both Camila's family and the Catholic church the authorities apprehend the lovers, and imprison them for sacrilege." - Instituto Cervantes de Manila

August 30, 2012 (Thursday) - "The Internal Debt" (97 mins)
6:00 PM

"The story of the life of an Indian boy, Veronico Cruz, from his birth in one of the most remote parts of Argentina, until his death in the far-off south Atlantic during the Falklands / Malvinas War." - Instituto Cervantes de Manila

Admission to all the screenings is FREE on a FIRST-COME, FIRST-SERVED basis.

For more details and for reservations, please contact:
Tlf: (63-2)526-1482 - 85
Fax: (63-2)526-1449

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