Friday, April 10, 2015 @ 7:30 pm
Nicholas Variety, 570 Fulton St, Brooklyn, NY 11217
Tix: $5

Refreshments served.

This month, we are excited to be screening Latin films for the first time, as part of the Film Nights series.  The films come from filmmakers from Puerto Rico and Trinidad & Tobago and were shot in the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.

Copy of Still 1.jpgEl Cast
by Shea Best
Narrative Short
T&T/DR | 2014

When Jonas loses a package that may cost him dearly, it is up to his quick-witted friend Paz to help him come up with a solution to his problems.

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ttff14_short_this_island-1024x577Esta Isla
Cristian Carretero
Narrative Short
Puerto Rico | 2014

When trouble hits too close to home, two adolescent lovers flee society, and escape to the mountainous centre of Puerto Rico.

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ttff14_short_chula-1024x525Chula
Victoria Soberal
Narrative Short
Puerto Rico | 2014

Fredo, the best man at a wedding, gets a call from the groom, who is at a cock fight. Fredo goes to convince the groom to come to the church, and takes his daughter for the ride. When he returns to the car he finds it and the child missing.

Watch the teaser:

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Chula trailer

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F13-1328_detailYolanda
Cristian Carretero
Narrative Short
Dominican Republic | 2013

A single mother struggles to raise her children on the poor outskirts of Santo Domingo. Tired of hustling in the streets, she decides to leave it all behind and illegally immigrate to Puerto Rico.

Watch the teaser:

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Yolanda (trailer)