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Kent State University to Present Spanish Film Series

Kent State University to Present Spanish Film Series

On March 2-3, Kent State University will present a series of three recent Spanish films. The films will be shown in the auditorium in the Schwartz Center (room 177) and will be in Spanish with English subtitles. A discussion will follow each film. Admission is free and free parking is available at the Schwartz Center.

La mujer sin Piano (Woman Without Piano)La mujer sin Piano (Woman Without Piano)

Friday, March 2
7:30 p.m.

In Javier Rebollo’s new comedy-drama set in Madrid, a married housewife without friends or social contacts decides to escape her boring life and gets caught in an unexpected dilemma. This original, charming film in a surrealist mise en scene won prizes at the San Juan Film Festival and the French Cinespaña festival.

Trailer

 

Los condenados (The Condemned)Los condenados (The Condemned)

Saturday, March 3
2 p.m.

In this 2009 thriller by Isaki Lacuesta, an exiled Argentinean who has lived in Spain for more than 30 years receives a phone call from a former comrade. The friend begs him to come home to help find the remains of a political activist who disappeared during the dictatorship.

Trailer

 

Paisito (Small Country)Paisito (Small Country)

Saturday, March 3
7:30 p.m.

This film by Ana Dièz is set in Uruguay, a “paisito” or little country It recounts the events surrounding a coup that took place in 1973 shortly before the coups in Chile and Argentina. The film presents the overthrow of the government by the military and the eradication of the Tupamaros through the lens of two adults who meet twenty years after they first met as children. An intriguing and subtle film.

Trailer

 

POSTED: Monday, February 20, 2012 - 12:00am
UPDATED: Friday, April 24, 2015 - 4:17pm