The film showing on January 29th will be from Paraguay titled, "The Gates of Dreams" (El Porton de los Suenos) (1998).
A biography of Augusto Roa Bastos (1917-2005), a Paraguayan novelist. Roa Bastos' life and writing were marked by experiences with dictatorial military regimes. In 1947 he went into exile in Argentina, and later France. Roa Bastos' fiercely tackled Paraguayan social and historical issues. He incorporated Paraguayan myths and symbols into a Baroque style known as magical realism. In Spanish with English subtitles
The films were selected and provided by the respective embassies to represent their country's spirit and art of filmmaking. Each film will be introduced and followed by a discussion.
All movies are Free. Seating is first come first served.