We are giving away a pair of tickets to opening night at the Sixth Annual Portland Latin American Film Festival on Friday, October 12 plus a single ticket to a live music performance + screening of the Mexican documentary Tijuana’s Nortec Sounds on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, October 12.
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Portland Latin American Film Festival
Friday, October 12 – Thursday, October 18
Full schedule and Tickets available at www.pdxlaff.org/tickets.html
4122 Northeast Sandy Boulevard Portland, OR 97212
The Portland Latin American Film Festival (PDXLAFF) returns for the sixth consecutive year with a diverse mix of films that explore the diversity of the region and reflect its reality. This year’s event will take place October 12-18, at the Hollywood Theatre (4122 NE Sandy Blvd. Portland, OR.)
The selection will include eight Latin American award-winning films and directors representing Cuba, Chile, Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, and Spain. The festival kicks off on Friday, October 12 at 7:00 PM with a screening of the Mexican film Hidalgo, directed by Antonio Serrano, one of the most renowned Mexican stage directors who has achieved tremendous success in filmmaking.
After the screening, there will be a party at Aztec Willies (1501 NE Broadway, Portland, OR. 97232) One of the highlights of this year’s festival is the Chilean film Violeta went to Heaven, Andres Wood’s biopic of the South American folksinger and poet Violeta Parra, which won the World Cinema Dramatic Jury Prize at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
PDXLAFF 2012 LINE UP
The Bad Intentions (Las Malas Intenciones), Peru
Fisherman (Pescador), Ecuador-Colombia
Violeta went to Heaven (Violeta se Fue a los Cielos), Chile
Tijuana’s Nortec Sounds (Tijuana Sonidos del Norte), Mexico
Fabula (Fábula), Cuba
Hidalgo. The Untold Story (Hidalgo. La Historia Jamás Contada), Mexico
Chico and Rita (Chico y Rita), Spain
The Sky We Were Born Under (Corpos Celestes), Brazil
To purchase tickets or to learn more about the Festival, visit www.pdxlaff.org or call or (503) 245-8020.