Latin American Film Festival

Event Details

Event Date: Jun 22, 2024 - Jun 30, 2024

22/06/2024 11:04:30 30/06/2024 12:59:59 15 Latin American Film Festival The Group of Embassies of Latin American Countries (GRULA) in Canada are pleased to announce the 27th edition of the Latin American Film Festival (LAFF), which will take place on June 2... true MM/DD/YYYY

The Group of Embassies of Latin American Countries (GRULA) in Canada are pleased to announce the 27th edition of the Latin American Film Festival (LAFF), which will take place on June 22,23,28,29,30, at Ottawa University main auditorium. The festival will feature an extraordinary selection of film productions from 16 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay.

Attendees will enjoy, free of charge, a diverse variety of genres, including drama, fiction, thriller, and documentary, among others. All films will be screened with English subtitles. Many of the featured films have already gained international and national recognition, being nominated for prestigious film festivals or receiving awards for their outstanding achievements.

This collaboration demonstrates the strong ties between Latin America and Canada, and the commitment to promote cultural exchange and understanding between our nations. The Embassies of the Latin American Countries (GRULA) in Canada invite everyone to attend this unique cultural event and experience the diversity and richness of Latin American cinema.

Film Lineup

Below you will find the festival lineup and schedule. After each entry there will be a link to buy tickets and more information about the film.

June 22nd:

2:00 pm: Honduras presents Un Lugar en el Caribe, dir. Juan Carlos Fanconi (2017). More information and tickets can be found here.

4:30 pm: Guatemala presents Septiembre Un Llanto en Silencio/September, A Silent Cry, dir. Kenneth Muller (2017). More information and tickets can be found here

7:00 pm: Mexico presents Identidad Tomada/Taken Identity, dir. Gabriel Retes (2020). More information and tickets can be found here

June 23rd: 

12:00 pm: Argentina presents Adentro mío estoy bailando/The Klezmer Project, dir. Leandro Koch and Paloma Schachmann (2023). More information and tickets can be found here.

2:00 pm: Ecuador presents Silencio en la tierra de los sueños/Silence in Dreamland dir. Tito Molina (2013). More information and Tickets can be found here

4:30pm: Chile presents Violeta se fue a los cielos/Violeta Went to Heaven dir. Andrés Wood (2011). More information and Tickets can be found here

7:00 pm: El Salvador presents El suspiro del silencio/The Whisper of Silence dir. Alfonso Qiijada (2020). More information and Tickets can be found here

June 28:

5:00pm: Cuba presents Una noche con los Rolling Stones/A Night with the Rolling Stones dir. Patricia Ramos (2023). More information and Tickets can be found here

7:30 pm: Panamá presents Donaire y Esplendor, dir. Arturo Montenegro (2017). More information and tickets can be found here.

June 29th:

2 pm: Brasil presents Elis & Tom, dir. Roberto de Oliveira (2023). More information and tickets can be found here.

4:30 pm: Perú presents La pena máxima/Operation Condor, dir. Michel Gomez (2022). More information and tickets can be found here.

7:00pm: Uruguay presents Carmen Vidal, Mujer Detective/ Carmen Vidal Female Detective dir. Eva Dans (2020). More information and tickets can be found here

June 30th:

12:00 pm: Colombia presents Una Madre/A Mother, dir. Diógenes Cuevas (2020). More information and tickets here.

2:00 pm: Costa Rica presents Objetos Rebeldes/Rebel Objects, dir. Carolina Arias Ortiz (2020). More information and tickets here.

4:30 pm: República Dominicana presents Capitán Avispa dir. Jean Gabriel Guerra and Jonnathan Melendez (2024). More information and tickets can be found here

7:00 pm: Paraguay presents Pedro Undercover, dir. Robert Rodriguez (2022). More information and Tickets can be found here

 

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