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26th annual Hispanic Film Festival

Augustana College will sponsor its 26th annual Hispanic Film Festival on Wednesdays, Oct. 28-Nov. 25.

All films will be shown at 7 p.m. in Hanson Hall of Science, Room 304. 

Oct. 28: Dolor y Gloria (Pain and Glory)

This 2019 Spanish drama was written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar, and stars Antonio Banderas and Penélope Cruz. An aging film director suffering from chronic illness and writer's block reflects on his life. (IMDB)

Nov. 4: Canción sin nombre (Song Without a Name)

This 2019 Peruvian drama film was screened in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival. A newborn girl is stolen at a fake health clinic. Her mother's search for the child leads her to a major newspaper, where she meets a lonely journalist who takes on the investigation. (IMDB

Nov. 11: Temblores (Tremors)

This drama by Guatemalan director Jayro Bustamante premiered in 2019 as part of the Berlin International Film Festival, The coming out of an evangelical father shatters his family, his community and uncovers a profoundly repressive society. (IMDB)

Nov. 18: Voces Inocentes (Innocent Voices)

This 2004 Mexican film  is set during the Salvadoran Civil War, and is based on writer Óscar Torres's childhood. The film serves as a general commentary on the military use of children. (Wikipedia)

Nov. 25: Aqui y Alla (Here and There)

The 2012 drama is about a Mexican immigrant who returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico, after years of working in the U.S., and struggles to rebuild his family and follow his dream of starting a band: the Copa Kings. The film won the International Critics' Week Grand Prize at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. (Wikipedia)

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