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Hialeah Campus - SPANISH FILM FESTIVAL IN CELEBRATION OF HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH

Friday, October 22, 2021

+ 6 dates

  • Saturday, October 23, 2021
  • Sunday, October 24, 2021
  • Monday, October 25, 2021
  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021
  • Wednesday, October 27, 2021
  • Thursday, October 28, 2021 5:00pm
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Miami Dade College’s Miami Film Festival in collaboration with Pragda’s Spanish Film Club (SFC) program, is proud to announce the Spanish Film Festival program to be hosted by all eight Miami Dade College Campuses. 

Taking place at each campus either virtually or as a hybrid program, the films are be free to students, faculty, and community members, and intends to bring the very best in contemporary Latin American cinema and languages to the Miami Dade College community. 

Each Campus present five films curated by Miami Film Festival that tie into different selected themes. Virtual presentations are available online with English subtitles for the duration of each campus’ program dates, with select in-person screenings taking place as well.  

The Spanish Film Festival at Hialeah Campus will have a special two-week virtual run with films surrounding the theme of Environmental Awareness. The event will kick off on October 14th with an Opening Night in-person presentation of CACU: A CHANGE FOR LIFE, as a special “SGA Movie Night on the Lawn” in MDC Hialeah Lawn Area (Near 49th St Entrance) at 5:00pm presented by the Student Government Association at MDC Hialeah Campus. Films will be available virtually and culminate on October 28th with a Closing Night presentation of MONOS also as an “SGA Movie Night on the Lawn” in MDC Hialeah Lawn Area (Near 49th St Entrance) at 5:00pm. 

FILMS:
CACU: A CHANGE FOR LIFE (CACÚ: UN CAMBIO POR LA VIDA) (2018)
OPENING NIGHT FILM: In-person screening October 14th [TIME & LOCATION] RSVP HERE [LINK]
Directed by Marvin del Cid | Dominican Republic
The transition of five fishermen from Manresa, a poor neighborhood to the west of Santo Domingo, from sea turtle nest predators to conservationists of the species.

BIRDS OF PASSAGE (PAJAROS DE VERANO) (2018)
Directed by Ciro Guerra & Cristina Gallego | Colombia
During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.

THE GUARDIANS (2018)
Directed by Ben Crosbie, Tessa Moran | Mexico
An indigenous Mexican community and millions of monarch butterflies are under threat of extinction in the ancient forest they call home.

YVY MARAEY, LAND WITHOUT EVIL (2014)
Directed by Juan Carlos Valdivia | Bolivia
A Bolivian filmmaker and a Guaraní Indian travel together through the forests of southeastern Bolivia to make a film about the Guaraní people.

MONOS (2019)
CLOSING NIGHT FILM: In-person screening October 14th [TIME & LOCATION] RSVP HERE [LINK]
Directed by Alejandro Landes | Colombia
On a remote mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.

Access to view virtual films & trailers: https://miamifilm.co/hialeah
Username: MDC-Hialeah
Password: Festival-Hialeah 
*Password is case sensitive* 

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