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

Sunday, October 17, 2021

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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 School of Entertainment & Design Technology (SEDT) at North Campus presents virtual screenings from October 11-17th. A special in-person screening of THE QUEEN OF SPAIN starring Penelope Cruz will take place in the SEDT Motion Picture Screening Room (2147) at 12:00PM Noon on Saturday, October 16th.  

FILMS:
THE CANDIDATE (EL REINO) (2018)
Directed by Rodrigo Sorogoyen | Spain
A Spanish politician whose high-class lifestyle is based on nefarious and illegal business threatens to break his entire party after a newspaper expose him to the public eye.

LOS LOBOS (2019)
Directed by Samuel Kishi Leopo | Mexico
Two children emigrate to the US with their mother. Their days pass in a tiny flat waiting for her to come back as they hold on to the hope of visiting Disneyworld.

MIDNIGHT FAMILY (2019)
Directed by Luke Lorentzen | Mexico
In Mexico City's wealthiest neighborhoods, the Ochoa family runs a private ambulance, competing with other for-profit EMTs for patients in need of urgent help.

TREMORS (TEMBLORES) (2019)
Directed by Jayro Bustamante | Guatemala
The coming out of an evangelical father shatters his family, his community and uncovers a profoundly repressive society.

THE QUEEN OF SPAIN (2016)
In-person screening October 16th 12:00pm (Noon) at MDC’s North Campus School of Entertainment & Design Technology Motion Picture Screening Room (2147) RSVP HERE [LINK]
Directed by Fernando Trueba 
In the 1950s, Macarena Granada, who has become a Hollywood star, returns to Spain to film a blockbuster about Queen Isabella I of Castile.

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

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