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Derry - Event Notice
Tuesday April 07 2015
06:00 PM

16th Irish Latin American Film Festival

category derry | arts and media | event notice author Thursday March 12, 2015 14:13author by Tadhg - Latin American Solidarity Centre

Short films and documentaries

The Irish Latin American Film Festival continues to make available to Irish audiences shorts and documentaries pertaining to the most interesting continent on Pachamama – Latin America. The Focus on Chile takes place in Sandino's Bar on Tuesday 7th April. Chilean Shorts screen at 6.00 and Chilean documentaries at 8.00 pm
The Focus on Chile will be introduced by Roberta Bacic in Derry

The Irish Latin American Film Festival continues to make available to Irish audiences shorts and documentaries pertaining to the most interesting continent on Pachamama – Latin America.
The diverse topics that make up the programme are collated into a Film Festival that will take place in Dublin and Limerick with the full programme and the Chilean Focus in Birr and Derry.
Tá saorcead isteach agus beidh fáilte roimh chách / Free admission and all welcome.

Chile is the country focus of 2015. We travel all the way back to 1991 for the screening of Scraps of life by Gayla Jamison and fast forward to 2015 for the World premiere of King of Trains by Richard O Connell. (Richard had a short film Las Maravillistas feature in The 12th Irish Latin American Film Festival, 2011).
The Focus on Chile will be introduced by Roberta Bacic in Birr and Derry. Roberta, a Chilean, based in Derry will also lead a workshop in Birr and Derry on arpilleras (the embroidery used by Mothers of the Disappeared during and after the Pinochet dictatorship).

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