18-20 May 2015, Room G01,  School of Arts, Birkbeck, University of London, 43 Gordon Square, London WC1H 0PD

This film programme presents four contemporary film narratives from Brazil and Colombia over three days. Four unique views that provide different accounts of the thresholds that can be reached by free images of Latin America. The programme includes discussions and Q&A sessions via Skype with curators and filmmakers after the screenings. Please note that the screenings are in different venues and different times, as below.

Monday 18 May, 6-9pm, Birkbeck Cinema, 43 Gordon Square

Exilados do Vulcão (Paula Gaitán / Brazil / 2013 / 125min.)

A reflection on veiled time and emotions, on memory finding its path.

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Tuesday 19 May, 2-5pm, Keynes Library, 43 Gordon Square

Otto (Cao Guimarães / Brazil / 2012 / 71min.)

Otto makes your affections overflow. A love letter made film.

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Wednesday 20 May, 6-9pm, Room B04, 43 Gordon Square

Señoritas (Lina Rodríguez / Colombia / 2013 / 87min.)

The picture goes up in flames when the girl performing at Señoritas walks on the screen. A certain fragility of the everyday is broken…

Mambo Cool (Chris Gude / Colombia / 2013 / 62min.)

We are in a land of images and ‘exile’ where swing and flavour are well known. Something drowns at the same time that flashes like lightning – and emerges as a source of life.

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The programme has been organised by:
Hambre and Colombian Film Panorama @ColFilmPanorama with CILAVS support

This event is part of Birkbeck Arts Week.