8th Festival of Iberoamerican Cinema in Lebanon

OTRAS MIRADAS | OTHER VIEWS – 8th edition

8th Festival of Iberoamerican Cinema in Lebanon

The Embassy of Spain and Instituto Cervantes in Beirut, in collaboration with the Metropolis Association and the Embassies of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Mexico, Paraguay, Uruguay, Venezuela and the Consulate of Perú are pleased to present the 8th Festival of Iberoamerican Cinema in Lebanon: “Otras Miradas / Other Views”.

The festival will run from 16 to 22 October 2017 at cinema Metropolis Empire Sofil, Achrafieh.

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Schedule

Monday 16 October | Lunes 16 Octubre 2017

20:00 Pequeno Segredo (Little Secret) by David Schurmann [Brazil, 107 min]*

 

Tuesday 17 October | Martes 17 Octubre 2017

20:00 Relatos Salvajes (Wild Tales) by Damián Szifron [Argentina, 122 min]**

 

Wednesday 18 October | Miércoles 18 Octubre 2017

20:00 Gente de bien (Decent People) by Franco Lolli [Colombia, 86 min]

 

Thursday 19 October | Jueves 19 Octubre 2017

18:00 Alma by Diego Rougier [Chile, 93 min]

20:00 Papita, maní, tostón by Luis Carlos Hueck [Venezuela, 115 min]

 

Friday 20 October | Viernes 20 Octubre 2017

18:00 Esteban by Jonal Cosculluela [Cuba, 90 min]

20:00 Por mis bigotes (Ulises and the 10,000 Mustaches) by Manuel Carames [Mexico, 100 min]

 

Saturday 21 October | Sábado 21 Octubre 2017

18:00 El Portón de los sueños (The Gate of Dreams) by Hugo Gamarra [Paraguay, 90 min]

20:00 Rambleras by Daniela Speranza [Uruguay, 93 min]

 

Sunday 22 October | Domingo 22 Octubre 2017

18:00 El premio (The Prize) by Chicho Durant [Perú, 92 min]

20:00 La Jota (J: Beyond Flamenco) by Carlos Saura [Spain, 90 min]

 

All films are in Spanish with English subtitles except
*Pequeno Segredo (Little Secret) - in Portuguese with English subtitles
**Relatos Salvajes (Wild Tales) – in Spanish with Arabic and French subtitles

Ticket price: 8,000 LBP

beirut.cervantes.es | metropoliscinema.net

 

FILMS

  • Pequeno Segredo

    Pequeno Segredo (Little Secret)

    Directed by David Schurmann Monday 16 October | Lunes 16 Octubre 2017 at 8pm

    Synopsis


    Based on the true story that inspired the bestseller with the same name, “Little Secret” is a film with three interlocked stories all connected by a single

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  • Relatos Salvajes

    Relatos Salvajes (Wild Tales)

    Directed by Damián Szifron Tuesday 17 October | Martes 17 Octubre 2017 at 8pm

    Synopsis


    6 stories connected through the same themes: the fuzzy boundary that separates civilization from barbarism, the vertigo of losing your temper, and the undeniab

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  • Gente de bien

    Gente de bien (Decent People)

    Directed by Franco Lolli Wednesday 18 October | Miércoles 18 Octubre 2017 at 8pm

    Synopsis


    As his mother is relocating in search of a better job, 10-year-old Eric is sent to live with his estranged father Gabriel in a poor quarter of downtown Bogota.

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  • Alma

    Alma

    Directed by Diego Rougier Thursday 19 October | Jueves 19 Octubre 2017 at 6pm

    Synopsis


    Alma is a funny bipolar woman that kicks her husband out of the house because he is tired of her illness. He will do everything it takes to get her back.

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  • Papita, maní, tostón

    Papita, maní, tostón

    Directed by Luis Carlos Hueck Thursday 19 October | Jueves 19 Octubre 2017 at 8pm

    Synopsis


    Andrés is an inveterate fan of the Leones del Caracas – one of the main baseball teams of Venezuela.

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  • Esteban

    Esteban

    Directed by Jonal Cosculluela Friday 20 October | Viernes 20 Octubre 2017 at 6pm

    Synopsis


    The determination of achieving your dreams, viewed from the universe of a 9 year old boy, Esteban, who lives alone with his mother and wants to become a pianis

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  • Por mis bigotes

    Por mis bigotes (Ulises and the 10,000 Mustaches)

    Directed by Manuel Carames Friday 20 October | Viernes 20 Octubre 2017 at 8pm

    Synopsis


    Though it sounds incredible, little 9-year-old Ulises grows an enormous mustache from one day to another.

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  • El Portón de los sueños

    El Portón de los sueños (The Gate of Dreams)

    Directed by Hugo Gamarra Saturday 21 October | Sábado 21 Octubre 2017 at 6pm

    Synopsis


    The film mixes fiction and documentary in a very peculiar style, to narrate the poetic adventure, and depict the mythical world of the writer Augusto Roa Basto

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  • Rambleras

    Rambleras

    Directed by Directed by Daniela Speranza Saturday 21 October | Sábado 21 Octubre 2017 at 8pm

    Synopsis


    Three women – a single girl, scared of being alone forever, another whose boyfriend is still attached to his ex-wife and an old lady who has nobody left – will

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  • El Premio

    El premio (The Prize)

    Directed by Chicho Durant Sunday 22 October | Domingo 22 Octubre 2017 at 6pm

    Synopsis


    A humble rural teacher travels to Lima to collect his lottery winnings and meet the son he has not seen in years.

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  • La Jota

    La Jota (J: Beyond flamenco)

    Directed by Carlos Saura Sunday 22 October | Domingo 22 Octubre 2017 at 8pm

    Synopsis


    Carlos Saura allows us to experience the joy and strength of the dance and music of “la Jota”.

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