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Ventana Film Festival

  • Guarani - part coming-of-age drama

  • Guarani - part road trip movie

Enjoy the best of Latin American films exploring Indigenous stories

Friday 29 March
Cube 37, Frankston Arts Centre
Enjoy the best of Latin American films exploring Indigenous stories
Free, bookings required 9784 1060

Morning Program, 11am

Guarani

Argentinian – Paraguayan film by Luis Zorraquin
Guarani and Spanish language with English subtitles

Part road trip movie and part coming-of-age drama, the film portrays two generations of Paraguayans whose views of the world seem centuries apart. The long journey will make Atilio and Lara understand the real meaning of traditions and family bonds.

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Evening Program: 6pm

6:00pm   Welcome & refreshments
6:30pm   I Am Ashé
6:45pm   Embrace of the Serpent
9:00pm   Ixcanul

I Am Ashé
Australian - Cuban film by Adrian Hearn
A short film exploring the Afro-Cuban spiritual practice and it's growing global influence.

Embrace of the Serpent
Colombian film by Ciro Guerra
Spanish language with English subtitles

A multi award-winning, breathtaking cinematic odyssey through the Amazon.

Ixcanul
Guatemalan film by Jayro Bustamante
Spanish language with English subtitles

On the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala, a marriage is arranged for 17-year-old Maria by her Kaqchikel parents and traditions and modern life are set to erupt.

 Movies sponsored by Melbourne Filmoteca, Palace Cinemas, Embassy of Argentina and Melbourne University.