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.
Following the current government recommendations regarding COVID-19 Melbourne Filmoteca has made the difficult decision to postpone the screening tonight until further notice.Our number one priority is our audiences wellbeing as well as that of our dedicated team of volunteers and we also want to assist the government endeavours in limiting transmission within the community.We will keep you updated via our newsletter and social media. Please keep safe and we look forward to restarting our screenings as soon as possible.
Guatemala City today. Pablo is a “good man”; a 40-year-old married father of two wonderful children and a practising Evangelical Christian. But Pablo is unfortunately not spared by the lowest temptations. When he falls in love with Francisco, Pablo’s wife, family and church decide to help him “heal”.
God may like the sinner, but he hates sin.
DIRECTOR: Jayro Bustamante — Duration: 107 mins — Country: Guatemala — Language: Spanish with English subtitles — Date: 2019 — Format: DCP — Courtesy: N/A — Rating: Unclassified 18+
AWARDS / NOMINATIONS
WINNER: Best Central American Film at Costa Rica Int. Film Festival 2019 — NOMINEE: Best Feature Film at Berlin Int. Film Festival 2019
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.
Filmmaker passionate about nature photography, a wanderlust who enjoys watching short films and discovering new stories to direct.
Film & TV producer who loves independent films and is passionate about turning powerful stories into films
Audiovisual communicator and producer. Inspired by the universal themes of Latin American narratives, and the indelible traces of film in the collective memory.