Thursday, April 15, 2010

Four Latino-relevant films at Nashville Film Festival April 15-22

This year's Nashville Film Festival, which starts tonight and runs through next Thursday, has highlighted four films that have a connection to either Latin America or Hispanics in the U.S.:
For Once in My Life (Florida, U.S.)
As entertaining and inspiring as YOUNG@HEART, FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE is the true story about the Spirit of the Goodwill Band, a group of musicians with a wide range of mental and physical disabilities brought together by their shared dream to make music.
Fri, Apr 16, 07:30 PM
Sat, Apr 17, 02:15 PM

Plan B (Argentina)
Bruno is dumped by his girlfriend; behind a calm, indifferent expression, his mind plans a cold, sweet vengeance. She gets another boyfriend, Pablo, and Bruno becomes Pablo’s friend, with the idea of eroding the couple. But, along the way, the possibility of a plan B arises.
Tue, Apr 20, 09:45 PM
Wed, Apr 21, 12:30 PM

Stages (New York, U.S.)
Over twenty weeks, a group of older women and inner-city youth unite in New York's oldest community center to create an original play out of the stories of their lives, and in the process create intergenerational bonds and bust a few stereotypes.
Fri, Apr 16, 03:00 PM
Sun, Apr 18, 07:15 PM

Undertow (Peru)
Winner of the Audience Award for Best in World Cinema at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, UNDERTOW is an unusual ghost story set on the Peruvian seaside. A married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover with his town’s religious traditions.
(More Info)
Tue, Apr 20, 05:30 PM
Wed, Apr 21, 02:45 PM
The festival has set up this web page to highlight all four films.

1 comment:

  1. There were some excellent Latino films at this years Nashville Film Festival. The Nashville Hispanic Chamber of Commerce also threw a super nice reception one night.


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