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Founded in 1999, Melbourne Filmoteca is an independent, non-for-profit, volunteer-run group that holds monthly screenings of Latin American, Portuguese and Spanish films at Thornbury Picture House – Located at 802 High St, Thornbury VIC 3071
Melbourne Filmoteca aims to provide a space for people with a broad range of interests and backgrounds to appreciate film, language, music and cultures from Spain, Brazil and Latin America.
Revealing stark realities for the poorest of rural Cubans with unique access and empathy, this is the story of a 30-something mother of four longing for a better life. The tension between wife and ageing husband – one desperate to leave, the other content to stay – builds into a high stakes family drama after her brother and the couple’s neighbours escape.
DIRECTOR: Kim Hopkins — Duration: 99 mins — Country: Cuba — Language: Spanish with English subtitles — Date: 2018 — Format: DCP — Courtesy: N/A — Rating: Unclassified 18+
AWARDS / NOMINATIONS
Event Manager by trade who loves going to the movies and creating memorable events where people connect and new opportunities come to life.
Enjoys exploring new cultures and ways of life through literature, travel and film.
Pepe is a passionate traveller who arrived from Peru 9 years ago. He started collaborating with Filmoteca in 2014. He usually answers the film questions in trivias.
Colombian, passionate about community work. Loves practicing sports, watching movies, reading and traveling.
Colombian, Filmmaker and Photographer that deeply enjoys connecting with secrets of different cultures, people and nature.
Colombian with Accounting and Marketing background, passionate about sports and new stories, always with a positive attitude.
Based in Melbourne, passionate about culture, arts and stories. I love sharing them through films.
Coffee enthusiast, sports aficionado, music lover and festivals goer, life adventurer, technology geek and filmotequero.
Audiovisual communicator and producer. Inspired by the universal themes of Latin American narratives, and the indelible traces of film in the collective memory.