Film Streams and the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Office of Latino/Latin American Studies (OLLAS) are proud to announce Cinemateca 2018, the sixth biennial celebration of Latino, Latin American, and Spanish cinema.
Over five Tuesdays at the Dundee Theater, we will present epic dramas and tales of perseverance and triumph. All Tuesday screenings will begin at 7 P.M., followed by post-show charlas (“discussions”) led by OLLAS faculty and special guests. Prior to show time, attendees will have the opportunity to sample food with connections to the films’ respective countries of origin.
$7.50 Seniors, Students, Teachers, Military and those arriving by bicycle
$5.00 Film Streams Members
Zama | Aug. 28, 7 P.M. at Dundee
Strained by his unending assignment in a remote corner of the Spanish empire, an officer volunteers for a desperate mission. Pre-show food by Kitchen Table. Post-film discussion led by Claudia Garcia, UNO Foreign Languages Associate Professor.
La Novia | Sept. 4, 7 P.M. at Dundee
On what was supposed to be her wedding day, a woman runs off with her lover. An adaptation of Federico García Lorca’s Blood Wedding. Pre-show food by Cantina Loredo. Discussion leader TBD.
Tempestad | Sept. 11, 7 P.M. at Dundee
A remarkable documentary on the parallel journey of two women, both impacted by the violence and impunity that afflict Mexico. Pre-show food by Maria Bonita. Post-film discussion with Elisha Novak, UNO Adjunct Professor.
Primas | Sept. 18, 7 P.M. at Dundee
Two sisters use performance art as a tool to overcome deep traumas. Pre-show food by Betiana Simon. Post-film discussion led by Project Harmony Mental Health Therapist Brenda Jewell.
Vazante | Sept. 25, 7 P.M. at Dundee
A moody period piece about a girl forced to marry a slave trader and live on his isolated estate with its captive inhabitants. Pre-show food TBD. Post-film discussion led by Cynthia Robinson, UNO Black Studies Department Chair. Supported by UNO’s Leonard and Shirley Goldstein Center for Human Rights.
"Forever Young" Family-Friendly Films
Both films are in Spanish with English subtitles and show at the Ruth Sokolof Theater. Admission to Forever Young showings are just $2.50 for kids 12 and under.El Libro de Lila | Sept. 8, 9, 13, 15, 16, 20
Lila, a character in a children’s story book, suddenly falls out of her paper world and ends up trapped in a place she doesn’t belong.
La Ultima Isla | Sept. 22, 23, 27, 29, 30 & Oct. 4
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